Body Of Missing OAU Master’s Student Found, Police Arrest Six

The Osun State Police Command on Monday said it has arrested six suspects in connection with the case of a dead student of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Timothy Adegoke.

A statement by the spokesperson of the command,Yemisi Opalola, said Adegoke, a Master’s degree student of the university, had come from Abuja to sit examination at the OAU distance learning centre, Moro, Osun State, when he went missing.

Spokesperson for the Osun State Police Command, Opalola Olawoyin, who confirmed the development in a statement on Monday, November 15, said six persons have been arrested in connection with the death of the student.

 “The remains of the student has been found. The Commissioner of Police, Olawale Olokode, wishes to assure the general public, especially the family of the deceased, students and management of Obafemi Awolowo University that, the state police command is working to unravel the circumstances surrounding the death.

“Recall that a case of missing person was reported on November 7, 2021 around 4.30pm at the Edun Abon Police Station and later transferred to State Criminal Investigation Department.

“The detectives from SCID of the command swung into action and arrested six suspects in connection with the case. The body has been found while investigation is ongoing.”he said.

The PPRO, however did not state how he died or where his body was found.

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