The police at Sango Ota, Ogun State, southwest Nigeria, have arrested a cow following the killing of a 24-year old identified as Azeez Salako at Ilata area of Ota, a suburb of Ogun State.
gathered that youths in Ilata Ota were planning to hold a carnival on
Saturday 27 April, 2013 and there was an argument between some of the
youths which led to a fight and one of the boys identified as Dayo broke
a bottle which he used to stab Salako in the neck and he bled to death.
the police arrived at the scene of the fracas everyone had fled leaving
behind the cow bought for slaughter during the carnival and the police
arrested the cow and took it to the station where it is currently being
detained. When P.M.NEWS visited Sango Area Command where the incident
was reported, both the Area Commander ACP Titi Kayode and the Divisional
Police Officer (DPO) in charge of Sango Division CSP Dibie were not
available for comment. However, a source at the station who confirmed
the incident on condition of anonymity said the suspected killer is on
the run as no arrest has been made.
“Both the Area Commander and
the DPO are not around now. We are still investigating the matter as no
arrest has been made. The person who was alleged to have stabbed the
deceased is on the run. It is only the cow the youths wanted to use for
the carnival that was brought from the scene,” said the source.