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1 arrested over death of female Federal Polytechnic student in Kwara


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Kwara State Police Command has picked up a man in connection with the death of an HND 1 student of Federal Polytechnic Offa, Kwara State, named Toyin Bamidele.

The body of Bamidele was discovered in her residence at Dapson Extension Area, Offa, on November 16.

The 23-year-old student was found lying in a pool of blood at the apartment she rented after being attacked by unknown assailants suspected to be cultists.

While confirming the incident to newsmen, the state Commissioner of Police, CP Victor Olaiya, said on receiving the information, a team of investigators led by the Divisional Police Officer, Offa Division was dispatched to the scene of the incident.

He said that one suspect had been arrested in connection with the incident.

“Preliminary investigation at the scene revealed some marks of violence on the face and neck regions of the body. The body was removed to Wale Clinic and Hospital, where the deceased was certified dead by a medical practitioner.

“The body of the deceased has been deposited in the mortuary for autopsy. One suspect has been apprehended in connection with the case. He is presently helping the Police in the investigation”.

The police boss advised members of the public to be conscious and vigilant during this period, as “evil men are prowling looking for what and who to devour.”


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