How, Man, 29, Killed Lover, Buried Her Inside Shallow Grave
Lagos State Police Command has arrested a 29-year old man, Segun Titilayo, of Otolu town, Lekki LCDA, for killing and secretly burying the corpse of his lover, Oritoke Manni, 26.
P.M.EXPRESS reports that the victim, Oritoke, who was a bar attendant at K.C Hotel, Apakin Town, Lekki, had already been declared missing by the Police.
The Police alleged that on 13th October, 2020, at about 11am, the suspect, Segun Titilayo, put a call through to the deceased and she went to his house but Oritoke could not be traced or seen afterward.
The Police then recorded a case of missing person for the deceased and Police wireless message on the case was widely circulated to all Police formations across the state for search and necessary Police action.
However, on 7th November, 2020, one Engr. Adegbago David, M, of Adron Homes and Properties, reported to the Police Station at Akodo Area, Lagos State, that while the company was excavating its site at Otolu Town, their caterpillar exhumed a decomposing corpse.
The Police detectives swung into action and the corpse was retrieved and identified by the staff of the hotel, which happens to be the missing Oritoke. The corpse was evacuated to a public morgue for autopsy.
The Police placed a manhunt on the suspect and was later arrested, transferred and being detained at the SCIID Panti and giving useful information to help the Police in its investigation.
The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, CP Hakeem Odumosu, who condemned the crime, directed the Deputy Commissioner of Police in charge of the State CID, DCP Yetunde Longe, to carry out thorough investigation into the matter.
Odumosu therefore, cautioned the youths, especially ladies, against keeping unscrupulous and destructive friends.
He also encouraged Lagosians to promote moral values and shun crimes and criminality.