Police in Oyo State command on Tuesday the 14th day of April 2020 stated that they arrested one Abegunde Olaniyi suspected to have killed Mrs. Grace Ajibola, an evangelist with Christ Apostolic Church (CAC) in Ibadan, the state capital.
Commissioner of Police Shina Olukolu said Olaniyi on March 17, 2020 brutally attacked, robbed and killed Mrs Ajibola in her Oluyole residence, Ibadan.
Olukolu said the suspect, an errand boy to the victim, hit her with a wooden object, strangled her and took away her Tecno cell phone and three Automated Teller Machine (ATM) cards, having discovered about N2 million in the victim’s bank account.
The police boss explained further that as soon as the incident was reported at Special Anti Robbery Squard (SARS) office, a team of SARS operatives embarked on discreet investigation to fish out the assailant and he was later arrested in his hideout in Akure, Ondo State.
Olukolu said the suspect had confessed to the crime and explained in details how he had already withdrawn N120,000 from the victim’s bank account before he was arrested.