On Friday July 17th, 2020, Mama Zainab, as she was once popularly referred to as, despatched her 12-year-old daughter, Zainab Justina Adeyemo to a neighbouring village, Eshe-Akoko in Akoko North west Native govt Space, Okeagba, Ondo state.
The vivacious Zainab, a senior prefect at Saint Augustine Nursery and Number one College in her village, Iru-akoko, wasted little time in responding to her expensive mom’s errand.
Adventure to the unknown
She left their area round 2pm and took a bike to make it more uncomplicated and sooner for her. Sadly, hours after her mom concept she would have come again, she was once nowhere to be noticed.
The fearful mom temporarily dashed to the village the place her daughter was once despatched best to be informed that she had lengthy long past again after turning in the message.
Nonetheless hopeful, she rushed again to her village to fulfill an empty area, no Zainab.
In desperation, she went again to Eshe the place she despatched her and was once advised that her daughter joined a well-liked business motorcyclist referred to as Dare whilst returning house. She was once directed to Dare’s area the place, to her chagrin, Dare denied seeing her.
Suspect opens up
This infuriated different business motorcyclists and so they tried lynching Dare, their colleague, however later ended up dragging him to the closest police station the place he admitted that he in reality carried the woman along with his bike and that he dropped her at Iru motor Park.
At this level, he was once pressured to turn them the place he dropped her, which he did. He was once then taken to the closest police station.
Agony of a mom Mama Zainab who may just now not keep watch over her feelings at this level narrated to Forefront Crime Guard in tears.
“On attending to the police station, now visibly worried Dare pleaded that he will have to be handled gently assuring that the lacking lady would ultimately be noticed.
Shockingly, he additional claimed that whilst he was once on his approach from Eshe to Irun with Zainab, that they had an coincidence and the woman was once severely wounded.
“First of all, we advised the police to hold out quick investigation into his claims however they have been insisting that we will have to look forward to the stipulated 24 hours prior to taking any motion.
“This infuriated villagers and so they went out looking for Zainab with out the police. Happily, after about 5 hours’ thorough seek, the corpse of Zainab was once found out alongside a footpath within the bush. The police was once knowledgeable and so they later picked it.”
Protest for motion
“The prolong through the police pressured each business motorcyclists within the space and villagers to level a protest challenging that Dare will have to be introduced out to mention what took place to the little lady.
“The protest made the police to accost Dare who began narrating how he r.a.p.e.d and later killed the little lady. He advised gory stories of ways he was once raping her throughout the bush whilst they have been on their approach best to find that she was once useless.
“He claimed that Zainab died as results of the battle that ensued between them all over the method and he dumped her frame within the bush.”
Police assets stated after his confession, the protesting crowd just about set the police station ablaze through insisting that Dare will have to be passed over to them to be killed,
On the other hand, the police succeeded in curbing their strikes and later transferred the suspect to the State Legal Investigations Division in Akure the place extra investigations can be performed over the case.