A suspect connected with the killing of the 29-year old pregnant student of the University of Ibadan has been arrested by the Oyo State Police Command.
The student, Azeezat Shomuyiwa, was murdered in Ijefun, Akinyele area of Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, last week. She was found dead in her home with injuries showing that her head was smashed with stone. She was seven months pregnant as at the time of her death.
The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Olugbenga Fadeyi, said, “A suspect has been arrested with respect to Somuyiwa’s murder. We are currently on the investigation of Barakat Bello’s death. We are intensifying efforts to arrest other suspects linked with both incidents.”
He said the suspect was providing useful information to assist the police in their investigation.