Federal University, Oye Ekiti: 10 Suspects Arrested in Connection to Student’s Death
In a shocking turn of events, the Ekiti State Police Command has apprehended 10 suspects linked to the tragic death of Modupe Deborah, a 200-level nursing student at the Federal University, Oye Ekiti. Deborah had been declared missing within the school premises on September 5, 2023.
The announcement was made by the command’s Public Relations Officer, DSP Abutu Sunday, via their official social media handle. It was revealed that Deborah’s lifeless body was discovered in a shallow grave, approximately 30 meters behind the nursing Lecture Hall.
Ekiti State Commissioner of Police, CP Ogundare Dare, has ordered a thorough investigation into this harrowing incident, pledging that the perpetrators of this heinous crime will face the full force of the law. While urging the public to remain calm, the commissioner emphasized the commitment of the police in uncovering the identity of the culprits.
The Ekiti State Police Command has urged anyone with valuable information regarding this tragic incident to visit Oye Divisional Police Headquarters in Oye-Ekiti or the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department (CIID). Alternatively, they can call 09064050086 or 08053499199.
In the meantime, the body of the deceased has been placed in the morgue for autopsy, while the 10 suspects are currently in custody, undergoing a comprehensive investigation.
Previously, the university management had announced the disappearance of Modupe Deborah and assured the community that investigations were underway. However, the latest developments reveal the tragic fate of the missing student.
The university administration extends its condolences to Deborah’s family and the entire university community. They reaffirm their commitment to ongoing collaboration with national security agencies to unearth the truth behind this sorrowful incident and bring the culprits to justice.
This story is developing, and VOTP NEWS will continue to provide updates as more information becomes available.