Operatives of Ogun state Police command have arrested one 30-year-old Michael Ogundele for shooting and injuring one Tobi Olabisi who had love affair with his younger sister.
The suspect was arrested following a report lodged at Idiroko divisional headquarters by one Alfa Akeem, a community leader in Ihunbo town.
A statement by the command’s spokesperson, SP Abimbola Oyeyemi, Akeem, said he came to the station with the injured victim and reported that the suspect who have been warning the victim to stop having love affair with his younger sister fired a gunshot at him, but the victim narrowly escaped death.
“Upon the report, the DPO Idiroko division, CSP Ayo Akinsowon mobilised detectives to go after the suspect and was subsequently arrested.
“On interrogation, the suspect claimed to have warned the victim to desist from dating his younger sister but refused.
“On the fateful day, he got information that the victim was sleeping in his sister’s room and he went there with a dane gun.
“On getting there, the victim jumped out from the window to escape the likely consequence when he was shot by the suspect.
“The victim was quickly rushed to General Hospital, Idiroko, where he is currently responding to treatment,” the statement reads.
Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, CP Lanre Bankole, has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspect to homicide section of the state Criminal Investigation Departments for further investigation and possible prosecution.