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Son Kills 100-Year-Old Mother In Osun Over Palm Oil Sales

Police Launch Investigation Into Death Of Corps Member In Ogun

Police Launch Investigation Into Death Of Corps Member In Ogun

The Osun State Police Command has arrested a 63-year-old man, Lukman Adejoju, for allegedly killing his 100-year-old mother. I’m

New Telegraph gathered that Adejoju, a native of Kajola village in Apomu, Isokan Local Government Area of the state, allegedly murdered his mother, Aminat, over palm oil sales.

Yemisi Opalola, spokesperson for the Osun State Police Command, confirmed the arrest and stated that the suspect and his mother were both on their way to the property when the argument began.

Opalola further revealed that the suspect confessed to pushing the dead, who fell and died.

She, however, said that the suspect had been taken to the command’s headquarters in Osogbo, the state capital, for further investigation.

“They were both going to farm when they disagreed. The suspect said he could not explain the spirit that possessed him.


“He admitted that he pushed the deceased who should be about 100 years old, and the woman fell and died.

“He has been transferred to the Criminal Investigation Department in the headquarters in Osogbo for further investigations,” the PPRO said.

The incident caused tension in the neighbourhood, and police and NSCDC operatives intervened to relieve it.

Kehinde Adeleke, a spokeswoman for the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, (NSCDC), Osun State Command, said that the suspect was detained and taken to a police station in Apomu.

She also stated that normalcy had returned to the community where the incident occurred.

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