The circumstances surrounding how Seun Oladele- Daley, a 400 level Lagos State University (LASU) student was murdered and how her killers were apprehended by the Nigeria Police have emerged.
This was disclosed by one of the police operatives investigating the case while testifying before Justice Christiana Olokede-Obadina of an Osun State High Court sitting in Ikire.
The police operative, Inspector Adesina Joseph disclosed to the court that he and his team during the course of the investigation had tracked Daley’s phone IMEI number to Ikoyi town in Isokan local government area of the state.
Adesina revealed that it was in Ikoyi that Prophet Philip Segun, another suspect in the saga was arrested.
Prior to the police revelation, the Prosecution team, led by Adekemi Bello, the state’s Acting Solicitor-General had told the court that the defendants confessed to killing the victim.
In her words, “The defendants on December 8, 2019, at about 9:00 pm at Cherubim and Seraphim Church, Solution Chapel Ikoyi-Ile in the Ikire judicial division unlawfully killed Favour Seun Daley-Oladele when she was hit on the head twice with a pestle in her sleep and her body parts severed.
They were arraigned on two counts of conspiracy to commit murder and murder contrary to and punishable under sections 324 and 316 (1) punishable under section 319 (1) of the Criminal Code Law Cap.34 Volume 11 Laws of Osun State, 2002.”
Daley who was a LASU student was allegedly murdered by her boyfriend and Prophet Philip, the owner of the church for a money ritual in December 2019.
Her death was made public after her parents declared her missing.