Ogun Police Arrests Man For Killing His Girlfriend In Hotel
Nigeria – Men of Ogun State Police Command has arrested a 31yr old man Rexlawson Jonson an indigene of Ebonyi State over the gruesome murder of his girlfriend one Patricia John 26yrs.
The arrest of the suspect, as revealed by the police image maker in the state, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi followed a report by one Adebayo Aladesuyi who is a manager of “MOLAYO HOTEL” Ibafo who reported that while they were carrying out routine check of the hotel room, they discovered the dead body of the occupant of one of the rooms with bruises on her neck suggesting that the deceased might have been strangulated.
On the strength of the report, he said, the DPO Ibafo division CSP Jide Joshua led his detectives to the scene and recovered the corpse to Olabisi Onabanjo University teaching hospital in Shagamu for post mortem examination.
Preliminary investigation carried out by the police later revealed that the deceased checked into the hotel with a man who sneaked out of the hotel after killing the woman.
Consequently, the DPO and his men commenced technical and intelligence based investigation which led to unraveling the identity of the suspect and he was subsequently traced and apprehended by the detectives.
On interrogation, he confessed checking into the hotel with the deceased and that they had a misunderstanding which led to physical assault between them and in the process, the suspect said the woman collapsed and gave up the ghost.
“He subsequently left the corpse in the room and sneaked out of the hotel”, the suspect was quoted to have said.
Meanwhile, the state Commissioner of police, CP Edward Awolowo Ajogun has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspect to homicide section of the State Criminal investigation and Intelligence department for further investigation and diligent prosecution.
He also appealed to hoteliers in the State to always have proper documentation of their customers in order to assist the police in a situation like this.