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Police Arrest Lover Who Set Ex’s Family Ablaze



Operatives of the Ondo State Police Command have arrested Deji Adenuga, the suspected murderer who set ablaze nine members of his estranged girlfriend’s family in Igbodigo.

The Public Relations Officer of the command, SP Femi Joseph confirmed the arrest of Adenuga in Akure on Monday, April 29.

Joseph said the suspected murderer was arrested under a bridge, along Lagos/Benin Expressway in Ijebu Ode, Ogun State.

Adenuga was reported to have at 2.00 a.m. while the family members were asleep, poured petrol around their apartment and set it on fire.

Adenuga is believed to be one of the inmates that escaped from the Olokuta Prison in Akure, during the prison break that occurred in 2013.

Naija News had reported that Adenuga, popularly known as “Davar” who resides in the community where the incident occurred, was said to have set the residential home of his former girlfriend ablaze after she allegedly broke up with him against his own wish.

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