Segun Ogunlusi, a 33-year-old man has been arrestested by the Ogun state police command, for allegedly stabbing his 60-year-old mother, Abimbola Ogunlusi, to death and burying her in a septic tank at their home at 16, Oketunde Street Molatori Ogijo in Sagamu Local Government Area of Ogun State on December 13th.
In a statement by the state’s Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, the younger sister of the suspect, Yetunde Ogunlusi, reported the case to the police. According to Oyeyemi, Yetunde said on the day of the incident, she left their mother at home with her brother but when she returned from work, she could not find her mother.
“She stated further that when she inquired from her elder brother, Segun Ogunlusi, who was at home with their mother, his explanation was not satisfactory. Based on her report, the DPO of Ogijo Division, SP Ahmed Tijani, led a team of policemen to the house, where the suspect was promptly arrested. On investigation, it was discovered that the suspect stabbed the deceased to death and hurriedly buried her in a soak-away (septic tank)very close to the house. The reason for his action is still unknown.”he said
The matter has since been transferred to the homicide section of State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, SCIID, Eleweran, Abeokuta where further investigations will be carried out.