The Ogun State Police Command on Friday said it has arrested 32 years old Olatunde Akapo for allegedly beaten his neighbour to death with lethal “charm.”
The victim, Augustine Ode (42), was said to have been struck with the dangerous charm by his assailant, he slumped and died afterwards.
The Police Public Relations Officer in Ogun State, Abimbola Oyeyemi, in a statement said the suspect was arrested following a complaint by the deceased’s brother who reported the case at the Ibogun Police Division.
“The deceased’s brother said the brother was having a minor disagreement with his neighbor which degenerated to a fight and in the process, the suspect rushed into his room, came out with a charm with which he used to beat the deceased.
“As a result of which the deceased fell down and subsequently died.
“Upon his report, the DPO Ibogun Division, Nicholas Tamuno- Inam led detectives to the scene at Alapako Eke and the suspect was promptly arrested.
“The remains of the deceased have been deposited at Ifo General Hospital morgue for autopsy.
“The Commissioner of Police, Ahmed Iliyasu, has directed that the case be transferred to Homicide section of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department for further investigation and prosecution of the suspect,” Abimbola stated.