The Ogun State Police Command has apprehended a 27-year-old suspected ‘yahoo’ boy, Obeta John, for allegedly killing his girlfriend, Idowu Buhari.
Buhari was said to be an HND1 Mass Communication student of Gateway Polytechnic in Saapade, Ogun State.
According to the Police Public Relations Officer in the State, SP Abimbola Oyeyemi, he disclosed that the suspect was arrested following a distress call received at Ode-Remo divisional headquarters.
The suspect resides at No 3, Mojubade compound, Eredu Ishara, had locked the deceased inside his room before beating her and hitting her head against the wall.
”Upon the distress call, the DPO Ode-remo division, CSP Fasogbon Olayemi, quickly led his men to the scene where they met the victim in the pool of her blood after forcing the door opened.
”On interrogation the suspect, Obeta John, informed the police that he is an internet fraudster, and that certain amount of money from one of his client was paid into the account of his deceased girlfriend which she refused to relinquish to him.
“He stated further that it was the argument over the said money that led to the scuffle between them which eventually led to the death of the girl,” the statement read.