• Crime - Ogun
  • Updated: May 14, 2023

Ogun Police Arrests Bank Staff Over Debtor's Wife's Death

Ogun Police Arrests Bank Staff Over Debtor's Wife's Death

The Ogun State Police Command has announced that it has in its nets four bank staff wanted for he death of a 50 year old woman.

According to a statement made available by Abimbola Oyeyemi, the Ogun Police Command Spokesperson, the four who are staff of a microfinance Bank located at Abule Ijoko Lemode area of Info local government were arrested on May 10, 2023.

The 50-year-old victim is Vivian Omo, a wife to one of their debtors.

"Trouble started when the bank staffers visted the home of the deceased to ask for the payment of loan taken from the bank by the deceased's husband but they were told that the man was not at home. 

‘’Not satisfied with the woman's explanation about the whereabout of her husband, the bank staffs decided to pack all the electronics in the house to their office, the step that was resisted by the deceased.

"While the deceased was struggling with the Bank's staffs, one of them pushed her and she fell down and was unconscious. 

"She was there and then rushed to hospital for medical attention, but was confirmed dead by the doctor on duty.''

Oyeyemi said the report was quickly lodged at Agbado Divisional headquarters by the daughter of the deceased.

‘’Consequent upon which the DPO Agbado division, CSP Awoniyi Adekunle, quickly led his detectives to the scene where four staffs of the bank namely: Badmus Olalekan, Ajibade Oludare, Eniola Aduragbemi and Femi Oloko were arrested.''

He said the corpse has been deposited at Ifo General Hospital morgue for autopsy. 

Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, CP Olanrewaju Oladimeji, has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspects to Homicide section of the state Criminal Investigation Departments for further investigation. 

He also warned loan agencies to stop taking laws into their hands in the process of recovering loan from their debtors, as anyone caught in such act will be arrested and prosecuted.

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