A 37-year-old woman, Rukayat Basorun, has been arrested by the police in Ogun State in connection with the alleged murder of her lover.
Two friends of the suspect, Omobola Shodimu and Aanu Owoade, were also arrested by the state command for conniving with her in the crime.
The state Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Abimbola Oyeyemi, said in a statement that the suspects were arrested in Simawa, Sagamu Local Government Area of the state.
Oyeyemi, an Assistant Superintendent of Police, stated that Rukayat and her accomplices conspired and secretly dumped a corpse in the bush.
He explained that the corpse was that of Rukayat’s lover, who reportedly came to spend some time with her.
The police spokesman, however, said the lover died in suspicious circumstances in the house of the suspect.
Oyeyemi said: “The suspects were arrested when information got to the police that they secretly dumped a corpse in a bush.
“The DPO Ogijo Divisional Headquarters, SP Tijani Mohammed, who received the information, led his men to the area at Mamugba village, Simawa where the main suspect Rukayat Basorun was arrested.
“Investigation revealed that the deceased happened to be Rukayat’s lover who came to spend some time with her but died in a suspicious circumstances in the house of the suspect.”