Police uncover grave inside Doctors office in Kwara

POLICE UNCOVER GRAVE IN DOCTORS OFFICE INSIDE KWARA GENERAL HOSPITAL SP Ajayi Okasanmi PPRO Of the Kwara State Police Command

Detectives attached to the Kwara State Police Command have found the corpse of a woman buried in the office of the Chief Medical Director of Kaiama General Hospital, Dr Abbass Adeyemi.

The corpse of the woman simply identified as Nofisat Halidu was found in a shallow grave in the hospital in the presence of her husband, according to a Police Statement.

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Dr Adeyemi, who is currently in detention, had been linked with different cases of murder before now.

Last month, the Edo State Police Command arrested Adeyemi over the killing of one Emmanuel Yobo Agbovinuere, a taxi driver.

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The suspect, an indigene of Offa LGA of Kwara State, was alleged to have killed the victim on September 3, in Benin City and dumped his corpse at Otofure community on the Benin-Lagos highway.

The doctor, a 2013 graduate of the University of Ilorin (Unilorin), reportedly met the late Agbovinuere (cab driver) sometime in July, 2022, at a hotel and engaged his services.

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The new situation came to light following an order to re-examine some uncompleted investigations by CP Paul Odama, the new Commissioner of Police in Kwara,including that of Nofisat Halidu.

The cases were unravelled during the caourse of the investigation according to the Kwara State Police Command Spokesman, Ajayi Okasanmi.

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His Statement partly reads “The Kwara State Police Command wishes to inform the public of the result of an investigation ordered by CP Paul Odama psc (+) the newly posted Commissioner of Police Kwara State. 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 regarding a reported case of one missing lady by name Nofisat Halidu ‘F’ in Kaiama, Kaiama Local government area of Kwara State, on 21/11/2021.

“The CP immediately ordered the setting up of a high powered investigation team led by the deputy Commissioner of Police in the State CID, to unravel the mystery surrounding the kidnap case and other unresolved cases before his assumption of Office.

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“Based on the CP’s order, investigation into the cases began on 30/9/2022. Working on a lead provided by the arrest and confession of one Dr Adio Adeyemi Adebowale ‘M’ in Edo State confirming he killed one Ifeoluwa ‘F’ his girlfriend who was declared missing in Tanke area of Ilorin sometimes in 2021 and her dead body later discovered in a bush in Alapa area of Ilorin where he dumped it.

“Incidentally, the said Doctor was the chief medical director of Kaiama general hospital, investigation led the team to Kaiama general hospital where the suspect’s office was forced opened, a cursory look at the office presented a suspicious sight of a freshly cemented floor tiles, curiously the tiles were broken and a gory sight welcomed the detectives, behold, lying inside the shallow grave was a decomposing carcass of an unidentified female.

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“Further search of the office led to the opening of a trash can where another body of a lady later identified as the earlier reported missing Nofisat Halidu ‘f’ identified by the husband, one Mr Halidu and other members of the community who were present at the scene at the time of the search.

“Other items recovered in the detained doctors office include, two telephone handsets found in the hand bag of one of the ladies found in the doctor’s drawer. Two female handbags, a female wig, a veil and a female pant.”

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