Police Arrests Suspected Mad Man Who Killed Ekiti Traditional Ruler

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Police Arrests Suspected Mad Man Who Killed Ekiti Traditional Ruler

Ekiti Police Arrest Man Who Is Believed To Be Insane For Allegedly Killing Oba Ogunsakin Of Odo-Oro Community.

The Ekiti State police command has arrested the suspected mad man who allegedly killed the traditional ruler of Odo-Oro in Ikole Local Government Area of Ekiti State, Oba Gbadebo Ogunsakin.

The police embarked on a search for him after the suspect stabbed the traditional ruler with a knife and fled into the bus on Monday.

Naijafaze recalls that the ruler was killed shortly after chairing a meeting with his council chiefs where matters of community development were said to have been discussed.

The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Caleb Ikechukwu, in a telephone chat on Tuesday disclosed that the culprit, named Omoniyi Ademola Stephen, has been arrested.

Ikechukwu said that Ademola was arrested at about 4:30p.m. on Monday around Ajao Market in Ado-Ekiti and he is under investigation.

“He confessed to the crime and our investigation continues.

The matter has been transferred to the State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID) for more investigation.”

Ikechukwu assured that the police will be professional in their investigation into the circumstances surrounding the killing.

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