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The Ogun State Police Command has arrested a 35-year-old mother, Mary Ogbeifu and her 17-year-old son, Godwin Ogbeifu over alleged murder of their 60-year-old neighbour, Iyabo Olasheinde.
PLATFORM TIMES gathered that the suspects were arrested following a distress call received by the police at Ojodu Abiodun Divisional Headquarters.
PLATFORM TIMES gathered that the distress call indicated that while Godwin, who resides at Akoko Cresent, Yakoyo area of Ojodu went to the compound of the deceased at Omolara Street Yakoyo, he was sent out from the compound having been warned not to come to the compound before then.
According to the Command Spokesperson, Abimbola Oyeyemi, while Godwin got home, he informed his mother who then followed him to the said compound where the deceased was meet within the compound.
Oyeyemi said while the mother was having an altercation with the deceased and demanding for reason why her son was sent away, the son who is deaf and dumb took a broken bottle which he brought with him and used it to stab the deceased on her neck.
In his words, “The Divisional Police Officer, Ojodu Abiodun, SP Eyitayo Akinluwade acting on the distress call, mobilized his men and moved to the scene, where the two suspects were apprehended and the victim rushed to the nearby hospital for treatment, but she was pronounced dead by the doctor on duty.
“The corpse of the deceased has been deposited at the mortuary for autopsy.
“Meanwhile, the state Commissioner of Police, Lanre Bankole has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspects to the Homicide Section of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department for further investigation, with the view to charging them to court as soon as investigation is concluded.