Ondo: Police nab forest guard for dumping corpse in bush

A worker with the Ondo State Ministry of Natural Resources, Mayomi Faponle has been arrested by the police in Ondo state  for allegedly killing one Deji Busayo in Akure, the state capital.


Faponle allegedly committed the act on Sunday, February 23, 2020, at Adegbola Junction of Akure.


The suspect allegedly took the corpse away from the scene and dumped it inside the bush after killing the deceased.

The deceased, who is from Ijare town in the Ifedore Local Government Area of the state, was allegedly hit and killed by the suspect’s vehicle while he was on a motorcycle on the fateful day.

Spokesman of the state police command, Femi Joseph, said the suspect was in police custody and investigation had commenced.


“We have arrested the suspect. He hit the boy who was on a motorcycle with his vehicle and dumped the corpse in the bush without telling anyone. We are still conducting our investigation and the suspect would be charged after the completion of investigation.”

Vanguard learnt the deceased was missing for some days and after searching for him, his remains were found inside the bush along Akure-Idanre Road on Thursday.

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