Ogun Student Arrested for Poisoning Girlfriend, One other

According to reports the victims were rushed to the hospital when they lost consciousness immediately after they ate the harmful cake.
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Oladokun Ayomide, a final-year student of the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, has been nabbed by the Ogun State Police Command for allegedly poisoning his girlfriend, Ugbokwe Mmasichukwu, and another lady, Odumosu Semilore.

According to police, the suspect administered a poison believed to be an admixture of brownie cakes, alcohol, and an unknown harmful substance after inviting his girlfriend to his residence in the Surulere community in the Camp area of the city on Friday.

It was gathered that Mmasichukwu, while leaving for the suspect’s residence, told her schoolmate, Semilore, to accompany her to her boyfriend’s place at Surulere community, Camp, Abeokuta.

Serving them the substance suspected to be poisonous, according to reports the victims were rushed to the hospital when they lost consciousness immediately after they ate the harmful cake.

Although the reason behind the suspect’s action remained unknown as of the time of filing this report, the police told newsmen that a preliminary investigation revealed that Ayomide was suspected to have an intention to harm the victims.

The Chief Security Officer of the Federal College of Education, Osiele Abeokuta, Olusola Ajibola, who led the arrest of the suspect, told the police that Mmasichukwu and Semilore were students of the institution, while Ayomide was a final-year student of FUNAAB.

The Public Relations Officer, Omolola Odutola, when contacted told our journalists that the victims were responding to treatment, adding that further investigation was going on to unravel the circumstances behind the incident.

“The victims were believed to have been fed brownie cake, and they immediately lost consciousness after eating it and were taken to the Osiele Medical Centre for treatment.

“A foil paper pack used for the brownie cake was found when our officers visited the crime scene. The suspect was handed over to the police division by the Chief Security Officer of the school,” Odutola stated on Tuesday.

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