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29-year-old man arrested over alleged murder of lover

Ogun State police command has arrested Jamiu Salihu aged 29, in connection with the murder of his 20-year-old alleged girlfriend, Temitope Elemide.

Nigeriacrime.com learned that Elemide was reportedly raped and stabbed to death on Sunday at her family residence in Bosero community, Olodo in Odeda Local Government Area of the state.

A police source said, “This ugly incident occurred on Sunday when some hoodlums stormed the residence of the girl, raped her and smashed her head.

“These hoodlums took advantage of the fact that she was the only one at home to carry out the heinous act”.

Elemide was said to be preparing for the next Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) before the assailants snuffed life out of her.

The spokesperson of Ogun State police command, SP Omolola Odutola, who confirmed the incident described the incident as a murder case which was reported to the police on Sunday.

She explained that Jamiu Salihu, 29, the boyfriend of the deceased, has been arrested in connection with the murder.

“There was a suspected murder report on February 25, from Odeda that they met a lifeless body of Elemide inside the room stabbed with a Knife on her head and body.

“There is one Jamiu Salihu, 29 years old boyfriend who is suspected to have committed the heinous crime, he was seen coming out from the bush on the said day of the crime,” she said.

Odutola said one knife, two iron rods, android techno phone were recovered as exhibits.

She added that the body of the deceased has been deposited in the morgue.

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