Oyo State Police Command on Tuesday paraded a 26-year-old man for allegedly killing a 30-year-old mother of three for denying him sex.
The suspect was one of the 33 paraded by the command at its
headquarters in Eleyele, Ibadan.
Other suspects, who were also paraded for various offences such as
murder, kidnapping, armed robbery, and conspiracy.
Parading the suspected murderer, the Oyo State Commissioner of Police,
Nwachukwu Enwonwu, said he hit the victim with a hanger and also
gave her blows on the neck, resulting in her death.
Enwonwu explained that the suspect thereafter threw her corpse into a
well within his compound.
He said, “In the morning of that day, a neighbour wanted to fetch water in the well and saw the leg of the lady and reported the incident to the police.
“On June 25, around 7am, a complaint was recorded at Ojo’o Police
Station from one Agu Benson of Oritoke area that one Happiness
Winifred, “f’, 30, left her home on June 21, 2020, and was found inside a well on June 25.
“Investigation was conducted, and the suspect was arrested, and he confessed to having carried out the dastardly killing.”
In an interview, the suspect stated that he had known the victim for
six months, adding that she was his girlfriend.
He said, “The lady is a commercial sex worker and has three children
and not living with any husband.
“I always beg her for sex any time we wanted to have one. On that day, I
questioned her action and an argument that started resulted in her
“I carried her corpse and dropped it in a well in our compound because
the gate was locked.
“I didn’t kill her intentionally and I regret my action now.”