By Akinwande Soji-Ojo
The Commissioner of Police(CP) in Ogun State, Lanre Bankole, has revealed how a hunter, Saheed Ogundahun, killed a herdsman in Ewekoro Local Government Area of the state and buried the corpse on his farm.
Bankole disclosed this while parading the suspect alongside 14 others arrested for kidnapping, robbery and murder at the state’s police headquarters, Eleweran, Abeokuta, on Tuesday.
According to him, Ogundahun was arrested on March 13, for killing a “Fulani herdsman with a dane gun.”
He explained that Ogundahun, after killing the herder, he buried him on his farm in Ewekoro.
“On credible intelligence, one Saheed Ogundahun, a hunter, was arrested in connection with the case.
“On interrogation, the said Ogundahun confessed that he shot the victim to death and buried him in the bush,” the CP said.
He added that the body of the slain herdsman “has been exhumed and taken to Ifo General Hospital for autopsy.”