The Ekiti State Police Command has arrested ten suspects in connection with the murder of 200-level nursing student of the Federal University, Oye-Ekiti (FUOYE), Atanda Modupe Deborah.
This news platform reported that Deborah, who was declared missing within the campus on Tuesday, September 5, 2023, was found dead in a shallow grave about 30 metres behind the Nursing lecture hall on Wednesday.
Spokesperson of the command, DSP Abutu Sunday, who confirmed the latest development in a statement on Thursday, September 7, said the suspects are currently in custody undergoing investigation.
According to the PPRO, the state Commissioner of Police, has ordered a discreet investigation into the cause of Deborah’s death.
“This is to inform the general public that the Ekiti State Commissioner of Police, *CP OGUNDARE DARE*, has ordered a thorough investigation into the cause of the death of one *ATANDA MODUPE DEBORAH*, a 200-level nursing student of Federal University, Oye-Ekiti (FUOYE), who was declared missing within the school premises on 5/09/2023 but found dead in a shallow grave at a distance of about 30 meters behind the nursing Lecture Hall,” the statement read.
“While appealing to everyone to be calm, the Commissioner vows that the Command will do everything possible to unearth the identity of the perpetrator(s) and ensure they are made to face the full wrath of the law
“The Command enjoins anyone with useful information concerning the ugly incident to visit Oye Divisional Police Headquarters, Oye-Ekiti, or State CIID or call 09064050086/08053499199
“Meanwhile, the body of the deceased has been deposited in the morgue for autopsy while 10 suspects are currently in custody undergoing investigation.”