- Earlier, the autopsy report on the late OAU postgraduate student, Timothy Adegoke was submitted to the Police in Abuja
- Recent is a report which indicates that there was an attempt to kidnap the elder brother of the deceased, Olugbade, thanks to the assistance of the police and the Amotekun corps
- Meanwhile, Olugbade Adegoke has been crying for justice over the death of his younger brother, the late Timothy
Oyo state, Ibadan- There is a new development regarding the death of the late OAU postgraduate student, Timothy Adegoke.
Recent is Olugbade, the elder brother of Timothy Adegoke, who has said he escaped being kidnapped on Saturday, December 11.
The Punch reports that he noted the incident occurred around 9pm in Eruwa, Oyo state.
Olugbade, whose family is from Eruwa, has been vocal in the demand for justice for his late brother.
He was suicidal for days: Wife of 21-year-old man who jumps into Lagos Lagoon cries out, lament bitterly
PAY ATTENTION: Install our latest app for Android, read best news on Nigeria’s #1 news app
How it happened
He said he had gone to buy some items from a store not far from his house when some men made an attempt to force him into their car.
According to him, the intervention of the police and men of the Amotekun Corps saved him from the assailants.
“Three days ago, I went out to a store not far from our house to buy some things. It was around some minutes past 9pm.
“After buying the things, I came out of the store and was returning when I saw some men come out of a car that was parked close to the place. The car was parked there before I went to the store.
“The men just came towards me and said, ‘He is the one, go inside that car.’ They started pursuing me; they wanted to kidnap me.”
The state police public relations officer, Adewale Osifeso, is yet to confirm the development.
OAU student murder: NANS cries out, says Hilton Hotel owner enjoys preferential treatment in police custody
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that the National Association of Nigerian Students has alleged that the owner of Hiltons Hotels and Resorts, Dr Rahman Adedoyin, is enjoying preferential treatment in the custody of the Osun State Police Command.
It was reported that that the apex students’ association in the country while reacting to a recent audio recording released by Adedoyin while in the police net showed that he is being accorded luxury.
In a statement released on Tuesday, November 23, NANS sent a note of warning to everyone involved in the investigation that the association will stop at nothing to expose and fight anyone, trying to pervert the cause of investigation or justice for the death of the student.
Police identify who killed missing vanguard reporter, Tordue Salem
In another report, the police have revealed how missing Vanguard reporter, Tordue Henry Salem, who was recently found dead barely one month after his disappearance, died.
According to the authorities, the journalist was killed by a hit-and-run driver identified as Itoro Clement.
CP Frank Mba, the Force spokesman, confirmed the development on Friday, November 12.