Oyo State Police has paraded one Shagbada Erigga, 24, for killing his 30-year-old girlfriend, Happiness Winfred, at Oritoke Space Ojoo, Ibadan, Oyo State.
Briefing journalists on the matter the State Police Commissioner (CP), Joe Nwachukwu Enwowu, disclosed that Erigga was arrested after one Agu Benson, on 25, June, 2020, lodged a grievance that he noticed a corpse inside a effectively of their compound.
“The detailed investigations by the police led to the arrest of Shagbada Erigga who occurs to be a neighbor of Benson.
Happiness left her home on Sunday 21, June, 2020, however was later discovered useless inside a effectively on 25th of June, 2020. Nonetheless, for the reason that Suspect Prison has confessed to the crime, he’ll quickly be charged to Court docket,” Enwowu mentioned.
Chatting with journalists, the suspect mentioned he attacked Happiness as a result of she denied him intercourse, “The killing was not intentional, the late Happiness was once my girlfriend, however since we’ve got been relationship she has by no means for as soon as let me have sexual activity along with her.
On that trustworthy day of the incident, we have been showering collectively and I requested her the explanation she has been denying me of intercourse however she was elevating her voice on me and I slapped her and to my shock, she slapped me again and I gave her simply three blows on the mouth and one other one on her neck.
Subsequent factor I knew, she fell slumped and died. After I found that she has died, I shortly carried her corpse and threw her inside a effectively in my compound as a result of I used to be afraid and I didn’t need folks to suspect me.”