One suspect has been arrested in connection with the murder of the HND 1 female student of the Federal Polytechnic Offa, Toyin Bamidele.
The student was killed in her rented room at Offa, in Kwara State.
The state police commissioner, Victor Olaiya, who described the case as culpable homicide, in a statement in Ilorin on Sunday, vowed that the Command will do everything to get to the root of the matter.
The commissioner said, “The Command, through the Divisional Police Headquarters,Offa received information on November 16, 2023, at about 1720Hrs to the effect that an HND 1 student of Federal Polytechnic Offa, Kwara State, named Toyin Bamidele, ‘F’ a student of Federal Polytechnic Offa resident at Dapson Extension Area, Offa, aged 23 years, studying Food Technology, was found lying in a pool of blood at the premises of her rented apartment.
“On receipt of the information, a team of investigators led by the Divisional Police Officer, Offa Division was dispatched to the scene of the incident.
“Preliminary investigation at the scene revealed some marks of violence on the face and neck regions of the body. The body was removed to Wale Clinic and Hospital, where the deceased was certified dead by a medical practitioner.
“The body of the deceased has been deposited in the mortuary for autopsy. One suspect has been apprehended in connection with the case. He is presently helping the Police in investigation.”
The police commissioner advised members of the public to be conscious and vigilant during this period, as evil men are prowling looking for what and who to devour.
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