A driving school instructor, Festus Udoh, has been arrested by the police in Ogun State for killing a 23-year-old female National Youth Service Corps(NYSC) member, Modupe Taiyese, in Abeokuta.
Festus, 29, was said to have lured Miss Modupe to a forest in Abule Ayo area in Mawuko, Odeda Local Government, raped her and strangled her to death.
The suspect, it was learnt, abandoned the remains of the corps member at the scene.
The Commissioner of Police, Ahmed Iliyasu, who paraded the suspect yesterday said the police got a report of missing person from NYSC Coordinator in the state, Mr John Okon, and put measures in place to unravel the circumstances of the case.
Iliyasu said: “We went for a powerful technical screening of fact left behind by the last person she made contact with, who is the suspect, we are able to arrest him.
“We are able to uncover this nefarious act and he led us to this place and confessed.
“Technically the information led to one person by name Festus Udoh, an indigene of Oromi from Edo state, who was teaching this innocent deceased corper, Taiyese Modupe, how to drive. She registered with him in a driving school by name Lizzy driving school in Abeokuta.
“The man tactically and deceitfully convinced her on Saturday evening that her driving permit is ready. He deceitfully brought the woman down to this forest where he had a forceful, illegal and unlawful canal knowledge of her and thereafter strangled her to death.
“The passport photographs of the suspect were found at the scene of the incident.”
The suspect told journalists that he dragged the girl into the forest, made love to her before strangling her to death.
“After I took her to this place, I told her that I wanted to have sex with her, she said no, but I dragged her into the bush and had sex with her.
“After having sex with her, she said she will tell her family, that was when I tore her cloth and used it to strangle her neck, as she was gasping, I now ran away,” Festus said