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Men of the Ogun State Police Command on Monday arrested a 23-year-old man, Owolabi Adewale for allegedly killing his 99-year-old aunty, Ebunola Aroboto over his misfortune to win Baba Ijebu lotto.
In a statement issued to newsmen in Abeokuta, the police public relations officer in the state, DSP Oyeyemi Abimbola said, the suspect was arrested following a distress call received by the DPO Ago-Iwoye Division CSP Ade Adedoyin that a middle-aged man has butchered his aunty to death.
Oyeyemi said, after receiving the distress call, the DPO led his detectives to the scene where the suspect was promptly arrested and the cutlass which he used to wreak the havoc was also recovered.
He added that the suspect admitted to the crime, claiming that he has an inclination that the woman was responsible for most of his spiritual problems.
“He stated further that, he’s a regular player of Baba Ijebu lotto and that whenever he is sure of winning, the deceased who was his father elder sister will use her supernatural power to change the winning number.
“The body of the deceased has been deposited at Ijebu-Ode general hospital mortuary for post mortem examination”.
Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police CP Ahmed Iliyasu has directed the Deputy Commissioner of Police on Criminal investigation and intelligence Department, DCP Wale Abass to take over the case and see to diligent prosecution of the suspect.