By Mosunmola Ayobami,Ilorin
The Kwara state police command has arrested one suspect linked with death of HND 1 Food Technology student of Federal Polytechnic Offa, Toyin Bamidele.
The police said the suspect has been apprehended in connection with the case and he is presently helping the Police in investigation.
This was contained in a statement signed by the state commissioner of police, Victor Olaiya in Ilorin on Sunday.
“One suspect has been apprehended in connection with the case. He is presently helping the Police in investigation.
” Kwara State Police Command, through the Divisional Police Headquarters,Offa received information on November 16, 2023, at about 1720Hrs to the effect that an HND 1 student of Federal Polytechnic Offa, Kwara State, named Toyin Bamidele, ‘F’ a student of Federal Polytechnic Offa resident at
Dapson Extension Area, Offa, aged 23 years, studying Food Technology, was found lying in a pool of blood at the premises of her rented apartment.
“On receipt of the information, a team of investigators led by the Divisional Police Officer, Offa Division was dispatched to the scene of 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”, said Olaiya.
The Police Commissioner advised members of the public to be conscious and vigilant, adding that evil men were prowling looking for what and who to devour.
He added that the command would not relent in her onerous duty to ensure the security of citizens and their property, reiterating the determination of the command to get to the root of the killing.