The Kwara State Police has apprehended a medical doctor identified as Adio Adeyemi, of Kaiama General Hospital, for allegedly kidnapping and murdering two ladies.
The suspect had reportedly kidnapped and murdered his girlfriend Ifeoluwa and a housewife Nofisat Halidu, in 2021.
Ifeoluwa went missing in the Tanke area while the husband of the housewife reported his wife missing in Kaiama.
The Police Public Relations Officer, SP Ajayi Okasanmi, on Sunday released a detailed account on how the bodies of the deceased were found.
The police explained that the bodies of the suspects were found in the office of the suspect.
The statement read in part, “On assumption of office as Commissioner of Police, Kwara State, while going through some petitions written by some citizens, a particular case struck the CP, Paul Odama, regarding a reported case of one missing lady, Nofisat Halidu, in Kaiama, Kaiama Local Government Area of Kwara State, on November 21, 2021.
“Based on the CP’s order, investigation into the case began on September 30, 2022. Working on a lead provided by the arrest and confession of one Dr Adio Adeyemi Adebowale in Edo State, who confirmed he killed one Ifeoluwa, his girlfriend, who was declared missing in the Tanke area of Ilorin sometime in 2021 and her dead body later discovered in a bush in Alapa area of Ilorin where he dumped it.”
He said that the police later led a team to the Kaiama General Hospital where the suspect also happens to be the Chief Medical Director.
When his office was broken into they discovered freshly cemented floor tiles and when the tiles were broken they encountered a shallow grave with the decomposing corpse of an unidentified female.
While still searching the office, they also discovered another body who was later identified as the housewife reported missing.
“Other items recovered in the detained doctor’s office include two telephone handsets found in the handbag of one of the ladies found in the doctor’s drawer. Two female handbags, a female wig, a veil and female pants.
“In furtherance of the investigation, the Kwara CP has contacted the Edo State Police Command requesting the release of the suspect to the Kwara State Police Command to answer some questions regarding the discoveries in his office, Okasammi added.