Pandemonium in Ogun as man punches relative to death during father’s burial


By James Ogunnaike ABEOKUTA

The Ogun State Police command has confirmed the arrest of one Okekenu Gbadebo, for allegedly punching a 37-year-old relative, Adebayo Gbenro, to death in the Ijemo-Agbadu area of Abeokuta, Ogun State capital.

The command spokesperson, SP Omolola Odutola, who confirmed the incident in Abeokuta, said the suspect was arrested shortly after the matter was reported at a police station.

It was reliably gathered that the incident occurred around 7:30 p.m. on Saturday when an argument broke out between the deceased and Gbadebo while making arrangements for their late father’s burial ceremony at their family house in Ìjemò-Agbadu.

An eyewitness said Gbadebo punched the deceased in the chest following the heated argument.

Also, the victim’s sister, identified as Bose Ajani, told the police that the deceased collapsed shortly after he was punched in the chest.

The incident was said to have thrown the family members who had gathered for the…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper