The police said that on 7th November 2020, one Engineer Adegbago David, m, of Adron Homes and Properties, reported to the Police Station at Akodo Area, Lagos State, that while the company was excavating its site at Otolu Town, their caterpillar exhumed a decomposing corpse.
It was contained in a police report that the suspect buried the lady, who works as a bar attendant at K.C Hotel, Apakin Town, Lekki, in a site belonging to Adron Homes and Properties.
The police detectives swung into action and the corpse was identified by the staff of the hotel to be Oritoke and the corpse was evacuated to a public morgue for autopsy, the Spokesperson of the Lagos State Police Command, SP. Muyiwa Adejobi stated.
The suspect, Segun Titilayo,He said, “The police placed a manhunt on the suspect and was arrested. He is being detained at the SCID Panti and giving useful information to help the police in its investigation.
Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, CP Hakeem Odumosu, has condemned the crime and directed the Deputy Commissioner of Police in charge of the State CID, DCP Yetunde Longe to carry out a thorough investigation into the matter.
The police boss, therefore, cautioned the youths, especially ladies, against keeping unscrupulous and destructive friends. He also encouraged residents of Lagos to promote moral values and shun crimes and criminality.