Doctor arrested for allegedly killing girlfriend


Photo: Doctor Okasanmi and one of the victims

The police have arrested the Chief Medical Director of Kaiama General for allegedly killing his married and one other lady in Kwara.

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A statement issued by Ajayi Okasanmi, the spokesman for the, police command in Kwara, in Ilorin confirmed the incident..

The statement said on assumption of office as Commissioner of Police Kwara, Paul Odama, while going through some petitions written by some citizens, came across a reported case of one missing lady named Nofisat Halidu in Kaiama Local government area of the state on Nov. 21, 2021.

“Based on the commissioner’s directive, investigation into the case began and that the Police worked on an information based on the arrest of one Dr Adio Adebowale in Edo.

“The lead information had indicated that the suspect, after his arrest in Edo, had  confessed  killing one Ifeoluwa, his girlfriend who was declared missing in Tanke area of Ilorin in 2021.

”The investigation led the team to Kaiama general hospital where the suspect worked as the Chief Medical Director.

“The suspect’s office was forced opened and a decomposing corpse of an unidentified female body was found buried in a shallow grave,” the spokesperson said.

The statement added that further search of the office led to the opening of a trash can where another body of a lady later identified as the missing Nofisat Halidu, identified by the husband, Mr Halidu and other members of the community, was found.

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