Six Apprehended Over Death Of OAU Master’s Student

Operatives of the Osun State Police Command have apprehended six suspects in connection with the death of a Master’s degree student of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Timothy Adegoke.

Adegoke was declared missing on 7th November 2021 before he was later found dead.

It was gathered that the victim came from Abuja to sit for his examination at the OAU distance learning centre in Moro, Osun State, and was declared missing after his friends and family members could not reach him.

In a statement on Monday, the Police spokesman in the state, Yemisi Opalola, stated that investigation is still ongoing and the command is assiduously working to unravel the circumstances surrounding the death of the victim.

The statement partly read: “It would be recalled that, a case of a missing person was reported on 7th November, 2021 at about 1630hrs, at Edun Abon police station and later transferred to State Criminal Investigation Department for discreet investigation on 9th November, 2021.

“Immediately the case was received, detectives from SCID of the command swung into action and have arrested six suspects in connection with the case while investigation is ongoing.

“Consequently, the Commissioner of Police is using this medium to appeal to the family, the sympathizers, students and management of the university to remain calm and be rest assured that, the police will do all within its constitutional responsibility to unravel the mystery behind his death.

“Police command is working assiduously to unravel the circumstances surrounding the death of Mr Timothy Adegoke, a master’s degree student of OAU who came from Abuja to sit for his examination at the OAU distance learning centre, Moro, Osun State.”

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