- 28-year-old Fatai Bakare has been arrested by the police for allegedly killing his father’s tenant, Onyimi Grace
- The body of 42-year-old Grace was found concealed inside a Ghana must-go bag in an uncompleted building
- The suspect, an ex-convict and internet fraudster was arrested while attempting to flee with blood stains on his legs to Ode Irele.
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Akure, Ondo state - Operatives of the Ondo state police command have arrested an ex-convict and internet fraudster, Fatai Bakare, for allegedly killing his father’s tenant, Onyimi Grace.
As reported by The Nation, Fatai killed 42-year-old Grace and concealed her body inside a Ghana must-go bag in an uncompleted building at Ore, Odigbo local government area of the state.
The 28-year-old suspect was arrested while reportedly fleeing with blood stains on his legs to Ode Irele.
The state police spokesman, SP Funmilayo Odunlami-Omisanya, made this known in a statement, and said Fatail committed the crime on Sunday, December 8, The Punch reported.
Odunlami-Omisanya said the case would be transferred to SCID for further investigation.
The statement partially read:
“On the 8th of December, 2023, at Ore Division in Odigbo Local Government Area of Ondo State, it was reported that one Onyimi Grace, aged 42 years, was found dead and concealed in a Ghana must-go bag in an uncompleted building close to the house and the landlord’s son, Fatai Bakare age: 28years, was strongly suspected because he had blood stains on his leg.
“The Police swiftly visited the scene but the suspect had absconded. The suspect was later arrested the next day on his way to Ode Irele town in Irele Local Government Area of the state.”
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