Olatunde Akapo has been arrested by men of the Ogun State Police Command for using a dangerous charm to hit his neighbour, Augustine Ode, which led to Ode’s death.
Akapo who is 32 was arrested after the brother of the deceased lodged a complaint at Ibogun Divisional Headquarters, claiming that 42-year-old Ode had a been hit with a charm by someone whom he had a quarrel with, leading to his death.
Giving details of the incident, the state Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, said the report prompted the Divisional Police Officer, Ibogun Division, Nicholas Tamuno-Inam to lead detectives to the scene at Alapako Eke, arresting the suspect immediately.
He said Ode’s body had been deposited at Ifo General Hospital mortuary for autopsy.
The state Commissioner of Police, Ahmed Iliyasu, has directed that the case be transferred to homicide section of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department for further investigation and prosecution of the suspect.