A suspect has been arrested in connection with the gruesome murder of Miss Toyin Bamidele, an HND student of the Federal Polytechnic, Offa, Kwara.
Toyin was murdered in her room at a private hostel in Dapson Area, Offa in Offa Local Government area of the State on Thursday.
A statement signed by the state Commissioner of Police, Mr Victor Olaiya, gave some accounts of the incident including the suspect’s arrest.
It read, “Kwara State Police Command through the Divisional Police Headquarters, Offa received information on November 16, 2023, at about 1720Hrs that an HND 1 student of Federal Polytechnic Offa, Kwara State, named Toyin Bamidele was allegedly murdered.
“On receipt of the information, a team of investigators led by the Divisional Police Officer, Offa Division was dispatched to the scene of the incident. Preliminary investigation at the scene revealed some marks of violence on the face and neck regions of the body.
“The body was removed to Wale Clinic and Hospital, where the deceased was certified dead by a medical practitioner. The body of the deceased has been deposited in the mortuary for autopsy.
“One suspect has been apprehended in connection with the case. He is presently helping the Police in the investigation.”