The Ogun State Police Command has arrested two prostitutes for allegedly killing one of their customers, identified as Adeyinka Olayinka. The two suspects were identified as Kudirat Raji also known as Angela and Esther Basiru.
The sad incident was said to have occurred on Tuesday 30th of May 2017, at the KS Hotel, Ifo, in Ifo Local Government Area of the state.
In a statement by Abimbola Oyeyemi, Police Public Relations Officer, the victim, whom he said was supervising a construction work going on in his building site at Ifo decided to pass the night on the fateful day in the hotel.
He said preliminary investigation revealed that the victim contracted one of the prostitutes, Kudirat Raji, to pass the night with him on an agreed amount, but the deceased reneged on their agreement which led to hot argument between them.
In the argument that eschew between the duo, Esther Basiru, who is a friend to Kudirat allegedly broke a bottle and injured the deceased’s friend who was on the scene while Kudirat used the broken part of the bottle to stab the deceased on the armpit. The Police Publlic Relations Officer explained that in the process, Kudirat thereby cut one of Olayinka’s nerves, consequent upon which he bled to death.
It was gathered that it was the Manager of the hotel who immediately alerted the police and the Divisional Police Officer, Ifo Division, Anthony Haruna, who later led his men to the scene and promptly arrested the two suspects.
As a result of the crime, the state Commissioner of Police, Ahmed Illiyasu, has ordered the transfer of the case to Homicide section of the State Criminal investigation and Intelligence Department for further investigation and possible prosecution of the suspects.