5 more suspects arrested over murder of Fasoranti’s daughter

Nine suspects have now been arrested over the murder of Mrs Funke Olakunrin.

Mrs Funke Olakunrin [PM News]

Olakunori was killed on her way to Lagos in July 2019 by some hoodlums in Ore, Odigbo Local Government Area, along Ore-Shagamu Highway.

The five suspects according to Punch are; Lawal Mazaje, Adamu Adamu, Mohammed Usman, Auwal Abubakar, and Muhammed Shehu.

The arrest of the five suspects was disclosed during the hearing of the murder case at an Akure High Court by the prosecuting counsel, Grace Olowoporoku on Wednesday, March 17, 2021.

Four suspects had earlier been arrested in connection with the murder case and the suspects been standing trial over the matter since 2020.

The trial started in August last year.

The trial judge, Justice Bode Adegbehingbe adjourned the hearing of the case till April 27, 29, 30, and May 5, 2021.

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