A 22-year-old student who strangled his girlfriend to death in Ondo State has told the police that he did it just for the fun of it.
Denying that he killed Adeyeye for ritual purposes, Oweniwe, a part-time student of the department of Science and Laboratory Technology (SLT), said he did not remove any part of her body as being insinuated but that he just wanted to have a feel of murder.
Narrating how he killed the young lady, Oweniwe, whose parents are farmers in Ayede Ogbese community in the state, said:
“I invited her from Owo to Akure and after introducing her to my parents, I lured her into a bush and strangled her, leaving her body in the bush.
On the second day, I asked a commercial motorcycle rider to take me to the bush where I left her. I observed that she was not dead, I used a stone to hit her head repeatedly and she died immediately.
My parents became curious when they did not see her and I was arrested by the police.
I did not remove any part of her body; I only killed her for the fun of it. I made love with her in the bush before killing her. I am not a cultist. It was when I killed her that I realized I made a big mistake and I wept bitterly.
The devil pushed me into killing her.”
Confirming the arrest of Oweniwe, the State Commissioner of Police, Hilda Ibifuro-Harrison, said that acting on a tip-off, the suspect was arrested and during interrogation, he confessed to committing the crime.
Ibifuro-Harrison added said the police were still investigating the matter to unravel the reason behind Oweniwe's action.