By Emmanuel Adeleke
The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Alkali Baba, has gave an assurance that the circumstances surrounding the death of the late Timothy Adegoke, the Master’s student of Obafemi Awolowo University, shall not be swept under the carpet, noting that there would be justice in respect of the murder.
Baba gave the assurance in a three-paragraph response to the call by Senator Kola Balogun for a deep and thorough investigation into the alleged brutal murder of the late Oludare,at the Hilton Hotel, Ile-Ife, Osun state.
The IGP also assured the senator representing Oyo South Senatorial District that the outcome of the police investigations into the circumstances surrounding the death of the late Adegoke will be made public soon.
“I am to confirm that following the directive of the Inspector General of Police, the case is already a subject of detailed Police investigation by Intelligence Response Team (IRT), Force Intelligence Bureau, Abuja.
“The Inspector General of Police assures that justice will be served on the case and the outcome of the investigation will be made public in due course,” the statement read.
The late Adegoke was allegedly murdered on November 5, 2021, in his room at Hilton Hotel and Resorts, Ile Ife, Osun State, where he had lodged.
Following uproar that followed the dastardly act, the owner of the hotel, Dr Rahmon Adedoyin and six of his staff were arrested by the Osun State Police Command.
Balogun, subsequently, in a letter dated November 21, 202, and addressed to the IGP, charged the police authority to thoroughly investigate the incident.
Balogun, who thanked the police for the prompt action taken in arresting the suspects, had charged them not to allow the case to be swept under the carpet.