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Unspeakable horrors: Two women’s corpses buried in hospital medical director’s office

...two handsets in a woman's handbag, two handbags, a female wig, a veil and a female pants were found in the doctor’s drawer, police said

The remains of two females have been exhumed from a shallow grave in the office of the Chief Medical Director of Kwara State-owned General Hospital at Kaiama.

The startling discoveries were made by Kwara State police command operatives at the weekend, Persecondnews reports.

Ifeoluwa was declared missing in Tanke area of Ilorin sometime in 2021 and her dead body was later discovered in a bush in Alapa area of Ilorin where he dumped the body.

Another woman identified as Nofisat Halidu was also reported missing in the state.

Both bodies were buried in the medical doctor’s office.

Commenting on the successful investigations of the state command, the spokesman, DSP Ajayi Okasanmi, said Police Commissioner Paul Odama, received some petitions from some people on a case of a missing woman, Nofisat Halidu, and ordered the Deputy Commissioner of Police in charge of the crime investigation department to unravel the mystery surrounding the kidnap case.

Following a tip-off, he said the police arrested one Doctor Adio Adebowale in Edo State.

He confirmed that Okasanmi killed one Ifeoluwa, his girlfriend who was declared missing in Tanke area of Ilorin sometime in 2021 and her dead body later discovered in a bush in Alapa area of Ilorin where he dumped the body.

“Incidentally, the said doctor was the Chief Medical Director of Kaiama General Hospital, and when his office was forced opened and the sight of a freshly cemented floor tiles raised suspicion.

“The tiles were broken and a gory sight welcomed the detectives, as a shallow grave of a decomposing carcass of an unidentified female was found.

“Further search of the office led to the opening of a trash can where another body of a lady later identified as the earlier reported missing Nofisat Halidu identified by the husband, one Mr Halidu and other members of the community who were present at the scene at the time of the search was discovered”, Okasanmi said.

 

 

Other items recovered in the detained doctors office include, two telephone handsets found in the hand bag of one of the ladies found in the doctor’s drawer. Two female handbags, a female wig, a veil and a female pants.

In furtherance of the investigations, the Kwara Police Commissioner contacted his Edo counterpart and requested for the release of the suspect to answer some questions regarding the discoveries in his office.

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