Police Arrest Lover Who Set Ablaze 8 Members Of His Estranged Girlfriend’s Family

The Ondo State police command has arrested Deji Adenuga, the suspected murderer who set ablaze eight members of his estranged girlfriend’s family in Igbodigo, Okitipupa Local Government Area of the State.

The Police Public Relations Officer of the command, SP Femi Joseph, confirmed the arrest on yesterday in Akure to newsmen. Joseph said the suspect was arrested under a bridge around a bus park along Lagos-Benin Expressway in Ijebu Ode, Ogun State.

According to him, the suspect was said to be one of the inmates who escaped from the Olokuta Prison in Akure during the prison break that occurred in 2013. Joseph said the suspected arsonist would be paraded today (Tuesday) at the command’s headquarters in Akure.

Adenuga was reported to have at about 2:00a.m. while the family members were asleep, poured petrol around their apartment and set it on fire. Only his estranged girlfriend, who was not around at the time of the incident survived the arson in a family of nine.

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