What could have made a 33-year-old Yoruba man kill his mother who is 60 years old and then bury the corpse in a soakaway?
This is the mystery is currently being unraveled by men of the Ogun state police command in the southwestern part of Nigeria.Segun reportedly killed his mother in Ogun and buried her in a soakaway
Segun Ogunlusi was arrested for allegedly killing his mother, Abimbola Ogunlusi, and burying her in a soakaway, according to a report by The Punch which said the incident occurred on Tuesday, December 13, 2016 at Oketunde Street, Molatori, Ogijo, Sagamu local government area of the state.
The state police public relations officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, confirmed the incident adding that the man’s younger sister, Yetunde Ogunlusi, reported the incident to the police.
The police said Yetunde explained that she left her mother at home when she was going to work on Tuesday, December 13, 2016 and that when she returned in the evening, she could not find her.
Oyeyemi said of Yetunde’s report: “She further stated that when she inquired from her elder brother, Segun, who was at home with their mother, the explanation given by her brother was not satisfactory enough.
“Based on her report, the divisional police officer, Ogijo division, Ahmed Tijani, led a team of policemen to the house situated on Oketunde Street, Molatori, Ogijo, and the suspect was promptly arrested.”
During investigation, the police reportedly discovered that Segun stabbed his mother to death and hurriedly buried her in a soakaway very close to the house.
Oyeyemi said the reason for his action is still under investigation but that the commissioner of police in the state, Ahmed Iliyasu, has directed that the case be transferred to the homicide section of the Criminal Investigation and Intelligence department, Eleweran , Abeokuta.