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Oyo Police Command Confirms Arrest Of Nine Suspects Over Killing Of PDP Member


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Oyo State PPRO has confirmed the arrest of nine suspects over the killing of a PDP member in Oyo town.

Naijanewshub.com.ng reports that Oyo State Police Public Relations Officer, Superintendent of Police (SP) Adewale Osifeso has confirmed arrest of nine(9) suspects in connection with the killing of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) member one Mr. Hakeem Mudashiru in Oyo town.

SP Adewale Osifeso who confirmed the development through a statement made available to journalists maintained that the deceased was attacked by hoodlums during a heated argument.

Adewale stated that “There was an unfortunate case of random violence that led to the death of one Hakeem Mudashiru ‘M’ 40 years reported by the father of the deceased, one Jimoh Agala at Durbar Divisional Police Headquarters, Oyo State on Wednesday, December 12, 2022 at about 13:35hrs (01:35pm local time).

“Preliminary investigation has it that the deceased was attacked by hoodlums who he had hitherto engaged in an heated argument.

“At the moment, nine suspects, including a female have been arrested in conjunction with the case, which is currently being handled by the State Criminal Investigation Department.

“Lastly, ample deployments of police operatives have been sent to the area to prevent further breakdown of law and order. Updates would be provided accordingly, please”. Adewale stated.

Recall that Hakeem Mudashiru was reportedly macheted to death by hoodlums at his family compound in Oyo East Local Government Area of Oyo State, on Wednesday.

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