The Nigeria Police Force (NPF) says it has arrested some suspected killers of 58-year-old Funke Olakunrin, daughter of Reuben Fasoranti- The police spokesperson, Femi Joseph, explains that the suspects would be paraded at the right time- Joseph also discloses that the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, has deployed more officers to Ondo over the case.
The Nigeria Police Force (NPF) announced on Monday, July 15, that some suspects have been arrested in relation to the murder of 58-year-old Funke Olakunrin, daughter of Reuben Fasoranti, leader of the Afenifere.The development was disclosed by the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) of the police in Ondo state, Femi Joseph.Joseph said the police had been doing everything possible to get the killers of the woman who was attacked on the Benin-Ore highway while returning from Akure where she went to see her father. The Nigerian Tribune reports that Joseph noted that the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, had drafted some detectives from the Force to assist other officers in the state.“They are complementing our efforts and we have made a lot of arrest on this matter, but we are doing the screening of those arrested to know who among them are the culprits.“By the time we finish the screening, we will let the world know the perpetrators,” he said while refusing to mention the number of suspects arrested in relation to the case.
He explained that the suspects would be arraigned with time.Concerning the reason why the Olakunrin’s car in which she was killed was not kept in the custody of the police, Joseph argued: “What is important to the command is to arrest the criminals behind this act. “I don’t have much to say about this but the only thing I can say for now is that we have our mode of investigation. What we are concerned about is for us perpetrators arrested.”