A 45-year-old man, Bankole Oginni has been arrested by the Ondo State Police Command following the death of a woman who was said to be his ex-lover.
The 45-year-old woman was found dead in the house of the suspect while some parts of her body had been removed.
According to the police, the daughter of the deceased reported the matter after seeing the lifeless body of her mother tied down with a rope and some parts of her body removed in the suspect’s house located in the Oke Aro area of Akure on Sunday.
The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Mrs Funmilayo Odunlami who confirmed the incident stated that the remains of the deceased had been deposited at a hospital morgue while the investigation had commenced.
She said, “A lady reported at the station that her mother’s ex-lover Bankole Oginni called and invited her (deceased) over to his place in the Oke Aro area of Akure and after she left for his house, she did not return and her phone was switched off.
“She traced her mother to the house, only to find her lifeless body in the room of the ex-lover, her legs and hands tied and her body opened with intestines removed.
Also, there were patches on her (the deceased) body that shows signs of hot water burns
” Suspect who claimed to be a footballer is already in our custody while the body of the deceased has been deposited at the morgue.”