84-year-old woman murdered in Osun

An 84-year-old woman, Mrs Janet Alatede of Ebo Afunsho Compound in Iree in Boripe Local Government Area of Osun State, has been killed by unknown persons.

Residents of the area yesterday said the woman was hacked to death Sunday evening.

The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Folasade Odoro, confirmed the incident to our correspondent yesterday, saying it was being investigated.

She said the state’s Commissioner of Police, Abiodun Ige, had detailed detectives to unravel the circumstances surrounding the woman’s killing and arrest the culprits.

She said the police commissioner, who visited the scene yesterday, assured that the perpetrators would be brought to book.

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