Oyo police arrest mother and daughter for alleged murder

A 52-year-old housewife, Mrs. Bose Adegoke, along with her 28-year-old daughter, Mrs. Yetunde Adegoke, have been arrested by the Oyo State Police Command for allegedly killing a 25-year-old man ( name withheld) in Iseyin, Iseyin Local Government. State zone.

It was learned that the suspects, who were arrested at different locations, are currently at the state Criminal Investigation Department, Iyaganku in Ibadan for questioning.

PUNCH Metro investigations revealed that the victim, who had been staying with her biological mother, suddenly abandoned her and secretly stored her belongings at the Adegoke home before the sad incident occurred.

An informed police source said: “The victim and Yetunde are in love. Yetunde is a single mother with two children while the victim has none. They are very much in love and Yetunde informed her mother about the relationship and her mother agreed. They brainwashed the victim into breaking into her house and he agreed.

“She has been staying with them in Ibadan for months and when they found out that her biological mother is worried, they now arranged a room for her in her hometown Iseyin, where she stayed for about five months before suddenly falling ill and consequently giving up. up.

“Meanwhile, when the mother became concerned, he reported the case to the Gbagi Police Station, Egbeda Division in Ibadan and the police were able to trace it to Yetunde’s mother’s house in Ibadan, but he told the police that he didn’t want to stay with his mother anymore. This led Yetunde and his mother to relocate him to his (Iseyin) house and get him a temporary job. A few weeks later, Yetunde’s mother, who is a civil servant, also transferred from Ibadan to Iseyin and they are sleeping in the same room.”

Unconfirmed reports said the victim confessed before she died that she was sexually harassed by Yetunde’s mother.

The source continued, “When he gets sick, he is rushed to a hospital in Iseyin and left there. When there was no improvement, the hospital management was able to contact his mother, who went to Iseyin to take him back to Ibadan for medical attention. He finally gave up a few days later.”

At press time, all efforts to get confirmation from Police Public Relations Officer SP Adewale Osifeso were unsuccessful as his mobile phone number could not be located.

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