Police Arrest Four Suspects For Killing Couple In Ogun

Channels Television  
Updated July 18, 2019


Four suspects have been arrested by men of the Ogun state police command allegedly in connection with the gruesome murder of a couple in Shagamu area of the State.

According to a statement by the police public relations officer, DSP, Abimbola OYEYEMI, the couple James Olaosebikan ’72’ and Esther Olaosebikan ’68’ were gruesomely murdered by an unknown assailant on the 30th of June 2019 in their house situated at K.M 54 Lagos-Ibadan expressway Shagamu.

“The assailants according to their son one Joseph Olaosebikan who reported at Shagamu police station that the assailants accessed the house through the ceiling and macheted his parents to death,” he said

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” Upon the report, the Commissioner of Police *Cp Bashir Makama* gave a matching order to the Divisional Police Officer, DPO, Shagamu Division, Superintendent of Police Okiki Agunbiade to fish out the killers within the shortest possible time.”

“In compliance with the Cp’s directive, the DPO and his men embarked on technical and forensic investigation of the case and their efforts yielded a positive result, on 12 of July 2019, when three members of the gang namely: Ibrahim Uthman, Aba Abdulkareem and Abdulhamid Ibrahim were apprehended.”

“On interrogation, they confessed been a robbery gang and that one of their member who is now at large invited them for the purpose of robbing the deceased as well as a nearby shop. But on getting to the house, they discovered that the couple recognised one of them, hence they matcheted them to death.”
he concluded

Meanwhile, the Commissioner of police Cp Bashir Makama has ordered the homicide section of the State Criminal investigation and intelligence department to take over the case for proper investigation.

He also directed that the fleeing member of the gang must be brought to book within the shortest possible time.