POLICE IN OGUN BEGIN INVESTIGATION ON EGUN MURDER

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The Ogun State Police Command has opened fresh investigation into the death of an Egun man, Abiodun Ogungbe, who was allegedly killed on June 29, 2011 two days after he performed the naming ceremony of his daughter, Mayowa.

The state Criminal Investigation Department (CID) at the state headquarters at Eleweran has opened the investigation following the complaints of the Idolehin Community through their counsel Wahab Shittu.

According to the petition dated July 4, 2011 entitled: 'Break down of order and Insecurity to life in Idolehin Community of Ado Odo Ota, Local Government. Re: Murder of Mr. Abiodun Ogungbe.'

Ogungbe, according to his wife, Bose was picked up in broad daylight by assailants who came in company of the police from Ado-Odo . His lifeless body was found few hours later along the road with his legs badly bruised.

According her, her husband was violently picked from their house and bundled into a vehicle without giving any reason. 'The matter was reported to the Ado-Odo Divisional Police Station that same evening after the incident by Jeremaiah Ogungbe, the deceased's brother but no attempt was made to investigate the incident, even when he went their the following day,' she said.

The counsel, while expressing disgust at the conduct and manner of policemen in the area over the matter, stated that the police in the area had neglected the investigation of the dastard act, especially, when according to him, the suspects were well known to the public, expressed his confidence in the state command to do a thorough job and ensure justice in the matter.

However, peace seem to have eluded Idolehin as another round of crisis engulfed the community last week as unknown people invaded the community with bulldozer purportedly claiming ownership of the land. Alarmed by the development, the youths in the community quickly mobilized and arrested the invaders. Daily Sun visited the community where the bulldozer ceased from the invaders was packed at the centre of the town.

Investigation revealed that five of the invaders, including the driver of the bulldozer were apprehended by the aggrieved youths, who promptly lodged their complaints at the area command, in sango through their leader, John Abiodun