The Oyo State Police Command has arrested nine suspects in connection with the alleged murder of Hakeem Mudashiru, a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) grassroots mobiliser in Oyo.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Mudashiru was allegedly macheted to death in his father’s house on Wednesday by some suspected rival political thugs.
Oyo State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) SP. Adewale Osifeso, confirmed the arrest of the suspects to NAN on Thursday in Ibadan.
Osifeso said that the suspects, including a female, were apprehended in connection with the murder case.
According to him, the case was being handled by the State Criminal Investigation Department.
Osifeso said that preliminary investigation had it that the deceased was attacked by suspected hoodlums the deceased had earlier engaged in an heated argument.