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Couple arrested for killing 45-year-old man in Ogun



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The Ogun State Police Command has arrested Mr Moses Mba and Florence, his wife, for allegedly killing a 45-year-old man identified as Mark Kalu.

The couple were reported to have had an altercation with the deceased on October 8, 2023, at Osiele market, Abeokuta, in Odeda Local Government Area of the state.

The late Kalu was reported to have had degrees of injuries during the fight until he gave up the ghost on Saturday.

The Ogun State police command, PPRO, SP Omolola Odutola, revealed this in a statement on Saturday night.

“The Divisional Police Officer in Odeda in Abeokuta have received a report of a death incident, that one Mark Kalu, aged 45 years old, died today, January 6th, 2023, at about 0700hrs.

“It was alleged that the deceased sustained injuries during a fight that occurred on October 8, 2023, at Osiele market. The altercation took place in the market square between the late Mark Kalu and a couple, Moses Mba, aged 50 years old, and his wife, Florence Moses, aged 40 years old, leading to the death of Kalu.

“Efforts were made by the Babaloja of Osiele and the Igbo community leader to mediate and find a peaceful resolution.

“However, the suspects have now been taken into custody to facilitate a preliminary investigation into the incident. The body of the deceased has been deposited at the Federal Medical Center in Idi Aba for autopsy,” the statement read.




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