A 21-year-old student, Tolani Ajayi of the Redeemers University has been arrested by the Ogun state police for allegedly killing his 60-year-old father, Mr. Charles Ajayi, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria.
The suspect, Tolani
The 300-level undergraduate in the Department of History and International Relations was said to have slaughtered his father with a knife and later butchered him with a cutlass on Tuesday, July 3 at their residence on Canaanland Street within the Redeemed Christian Church of God’s Redemption Camp along the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, according to police.
It was learnt that Tolani after committing the crime, in a bid to cover his tracks allegedly packed his father’s remains in a box and dragged it into the bush within the camp, according to Punch.
The Ogun state Police Public Relations Officer, Mr. Muyiwa Adejobi, a Deputy Superintendent of Police who confirmed the incident said the remains of the 60-year-old lawyer was found in a bush along Canaanland Street by the police.
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Adejobi added that the Divisional Police Officer of the Redemption Camp Police Station, Olaiya Martins, a Superintendent of Police, had led a team of detectives and some members of the community who noticed the strange attitude of the suspect while dumping the box.”Read more
Sources: Naij.com news, Punch Nigeria