Ondo State Police Command has arrested Fatai Bakare for the alleged murder of Onyimi Grace in Ore town, Odigbo Local Government Area.
In a statement released on Sunday, Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Funmilayo Odunlami disclosed that Bakare, an ex-convict and internet fraudster, committed the crime on December 8, 2023.
Grace’s body was discovered concealed in a Ghana must-go bag within an uncompleted building.
The statement read:
“On the 8th of December, 2023, at Ore Division in Odigbo Local Government Area of Ondo State, it was reported that one Onyimi Grace, aged 42 years, was found dead and concealed in a Ghana must-go bag in an uncompleted building close to the house and the landlord’s son, Fatai Bakare age: 28years, was strongly suspected because he had blood stains on his leg.
“The Police swiftly visited the scene, but the suspect had absconded. The suspect was later arrested the next day on his way to Ode Irele town in Irele Local Government Area of the state.
“Preliminary investigation revealed that the suspect is an ex-convict and an internet fraudster. The blood-soaked clothes found in his house were the clothes he wore on the said day.”
According to Odunlami, the case will be transferred to the state criminal investigation department for further inquiry.