Three ladies have been arrested by the police in Ogun State over the mysterious death of one of the accused’s lover.
The incident which occurred in Mamugba community, Sagamu LGA of the state was confirmed by police spokesperson Abimbola Oyeyemi.
According to him, the man had spent the night with his lover, Rukayat Bashorun, but died in a mysterious manner. The identities of the three women were given as: Rukayat Basorun 37, Omobola Shodimu, and Aanu Owoade.
The suspects were arrested when information got to the police that they secretly dumped a corpse in a bush. Upon investigation, it was revealed that the deceased, Rukayat’s lover came to spend some time with her but died in the house of the suspect.
“Rukayat then connived with her two other accomplices to take the body and dump it in the bush”, he emphasised. Mr. Oyeyemi said, on interrogation, Ms. Basorun confessed that the deceased was her man friend who went to visit her but suddenly fell sick.
“She stated further that she took him to a private hospital but the money charged by the hospital was too much for her to pay which made her to take him to an undisclosed clinic where she said the man gave up the ghost”, he stated.
“When asked the reason why she decided to dump the corpse in the bush, she could not give any reasonable response”, Mr. Oyeyemi stated.
The police spokesperson said the corpse had been recovered and deposited at Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital mortuary in Sagamu for autopsy.