Uniosun Student – Following reports of a Uniosun microbiology final year student missing, the Osun State Police command has paraded three persons arrested in Osogbo, Osun state capital for allegedly beheading a 400 level student of the University of Osun.
The commissioner of police in the state, Mr Olufimihan Adeoye, said the suspects carried out the crime on june 26 at about 7:30 pm at oke-bale area of osogbo.
He said the suspects conspired and killed one timilehin shonibare, a 400 level micro-biology student of the University of Osun by hitting him on the head with a mortar-pestle cutting off the victim’s head, two wrists and palms while his remains were dumped in the bush.
Adeoye advised the public to be security conscious, noting that the victim was a friend of the apprentice herbalist who was the prime suspect and was lured to the scene of the crime.
He also said the inspector general of police had been informed about the incident while his condolences had been extended to the victim’s family.
Timilehin had been reportedly missing since june 27 while the information obtained from investigations led the police to the arrest of a 19-year-old apprentice herbalist as well as his two suspected accomplices aged 24 and 18, while one was at large.