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The Lagos State Police Command has confirmed the arrest of Segun Titilayo over the murder of his girlfriend, Oritoke Manni in Lagos.
Segun, a 29 year old resident of Otolu town, Lekki LCDA is alleged of killing his girlfriend and burying her corpse to cover up the crime.
Oritoke, a 26 year old bar attendant was last traced to his boyfriend, Segun’s house on the 13th of October, 2020 before her disappearance.
She was afterwards declared missing by the Police alerting all police formations across the state for necessary action.
The Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer, Olumuyiwa Adejobi in a statement confirming the arrest said a real estate agent reported the discovery of a corpse while excavating at a site at Otolu town on 7th November, 2020.
Adejobi said the corpse was identified to be Oritoke’s which was later evacuated for autopsy.
The police then placed a manhunt on Segun, the suspect and was later arrested.
He is being detained and interrogated at the State Criminal Investigation Department, Panti.