A final year student identify as Oladokun Ayomide, at the federal university of Agriculture, Abeokuta, has been arrested by the ogun state police command for allegedly poisoning his girlfriend, Ugbokwe Mmasichukwu, and another individual Odumosu Semilore.
The report has it that Mmasichukwu and Semilore are students of the Federal College of Education, Abeokuta, while Ayomide was a final-year student of FUNAAB.
According to the report the suspects administered a poison believed to be a mixture of brownie cakes, alcohol, and an unknown harmful substance after inviting his girlfriend to his residence in the Surulere community in the Camp area of the city on Friday.
Before visiting the suspect residence Mmasichukwu told her schoolmate, Semilore, to accompany her to her boyfriend’s place at Surulere community, Camp, Abeokuta.
While they were at his residence, the suspect allegedly offered them the substances which affected their health. The victims were rushed to the hospital when they lost consciousness immediately after they ate the harmful cake
The Ogun state Police Command Public Relations Officer, Omolola Odutola, said the victims were responding to treatment, adding that further investigation was going on to unravel the circumstances behind the incident.
“The victims were believed to have been fed brownie cake, and they immediately lost consciousness after eating it and were taken to the Osiele Medical Centre for treatment. A foil paper pack used for the brownie cake was found when our officers visited the crime scene. The suspect was handed over to the police division by the Chief Security Officer of the school,” Odutola said