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Police nabs alleged killer of Azeezat Shomuyiwa

A suspected killer of Azeezat Shomuyiwa, a 29 year old University of Ibadan, has been arrested in Ibadan, Oyo State Capital, the police has said.

It would be recalled that Azeezat was reportedly murdered in Ijefun, Akinyele area of Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, two weeks ago, was at time seven months pregnant.

She was found dead in her home with injuries showing that her head was smashed with stone.

The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) of the Oyo State Police Command, SP Olugbenga Fadeyi, confirmed the arrest of the suspect.

Azeezat Shomuyiwa and another female, 18-year old Barakat Bello, were murdered in Akinyele Local Government Area of Oyo State two weeks ago.

Fadeyi said the suspect was in the police custody assisting in the investigation.

“We are working to make sure that others in connection with the incident are arrested and prosecuted accordingly.

“The Criminal Investigation Department is still on the case. The suspect is for Azeezat’s case. Efforts are on regarding the other Case”, the PPRO said.

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