The inspector general of police, Alkali Usman Baba has assured the public that justice will be served in the case of Timothy Adegoke, a master student of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, who allegedly died in Hilton hotel Ile-Ife.
IGP speaks in a letter addressed to Kola Balogun, the senator representing Oyo South Senatorial District, who had petitioned the IGP for a thorough investigation into Adegoke’s murder.
He noted that the IGP’s Intelligence Response Team (IRT) and the Force Intelligence Bureau, Abuja, were on the case.
The letter reads in part; “I am to confirm the directive of the Inspector-General of Police. The case is already a subject of detailed police investigation by Intelligence Response Team (IRT), Force Intelligence Bureau, Abuja.”
“The Inspector-General of Police assures that justice will be served in the case and the outcome of the investigation will be made public in due course.”
Recall that the founder of Oduduwa University Ile-Ife(OUI), and the Polytechnic, Ile-Ife, Dr. Ramon Adegoke Adedoyin was arrested over alleged ritual killing of Timothy, a master student in OAU, DAILY GIST reports.
Adedoyin is the owner of Hilton Hotel and Resort in Ile-Ife.
The deceased, Timothy Adegoke according to report came from Abuja to sit for his examination at the OAU distance learning centre, Moro, Osun State on November 5.
Adegoke who was declared missing on November 7, was found dead on Monday according to the OAU management.
Adegoke was found buried along Ife-Ede road after he was declared missing having lodged at the Hilton Hotel and Resort, Ile-Ife.
The police had earlier arrested six suspects linked to the death of the student.
Osun State Commissioner of Police, Wale Olokode had said one of the suspects held in connection with the death of Timothy Adegoke confessed that son of the owner of Hiltons Hotels and Resorts, Ile-Ife, Roheem Adedoyin, arranged how the corpse was evacuated and taken to the bush.
He said Roheem, who is the Managing Director of the hotel where the late Adegoke reportedly died, organised how the corpse was evacuated from the facility and buried without informing the police.
All the suspects arrested in connection with the crime including Adedoyin have been transferred to Abuja.
DAILY GIST had also reported that the autopsy result of Timothy has been submitted to the police.
The result, it was gathered has been submitted to the Nigeria Police Force Headquarters in Abuja and Osun State Police Command headquarters in Osogbo
Although, the details has not been officially revealed but DAILY GIST gathered from reliable sources that the autopsy report shows that Adegoke died of severe trauma while his internal and external organs were intact
Trauma could be as a result of hitting him with sticks or he falls, or sickness, or anything” the source said.
The elder brother of the deceased, Gbade Adegoke also confirmed that the family was informed that the report is out
He however noted that the details was not revealed.