Police finally arrest man who set ex’s family ablaze, killing 8 in Ondo


Ondo State Police Command has arrested Deji Adenuga, the suspected murderer who set ablaze nine members of his estranged girlfriend’s family in Igbodigo.

The Public Relations Officer of the command, SP Femi Joseph confirmed the arrest today in Akure. According to Joseph, the suspect was arrested under a bridge, along Lagos/Benin Expressway in Ijebu Ode, Ogun State.

Adenuga was reported to have at 2.00 a.m. while the family members were asleep, poured petrol around their apartment and set it on fire. He is said to be one of the inmates that escaped from the Olokuta Prison in Akure, during the prison break that occurred in 2013.

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