A middle aged man Michael Ogundele is currently cooling off his feet at the Ogun State Police Command command for allegedly shooting and injuring one Tobi Olabisi for having an affair with his younger sister.
30-year-old Ogundele was arrested following a report lodged at the Idiroko Divisional headquarters by one Alpha Akeem, a community leader in Ihunbo town, who came to the station with the injured victim.
Akeem was said to have alleged that the suspect who has been warning the victim to stop having love affair with his younger sister fired a gunshot at the victim, but the victim narrowly escaped death.
A statement by the command’s spokesperson, Abimbola Oyeyemi said the suspect claimed to have warned the victim to despite from dating his younger sister but refused.
The statement read, “Upon the report, the DPO Idiroko division, CSP Ayo Akinsowon, quickly mobilized his detectives to go after the suspect and he was subsequently arrested.
“On interrogation, the suspect, however, claimed to have warned the victim to desist from dating his younger sister but refused.
“On the fateful day, he got an information that the victim was sleeping in his sister’s room and he went there with a Dane gun.
“On getting there, the victim jumped out from the window to escape the likely consequence when he was shot by the suspect.
“The victim was quickly rushed to General Hospital, Idiroko where “he is currently responding to treatment.”
Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, CP Lanre Bankole has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspect to the homicide section of the state Criminal Investigation Departments for further investigation and possible prosecution.
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