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DSS Arrests BRT Driver, Two Others Over Bamise’s Death

The driver of a Bus Rapid Transit, which was boarded by the murdered 22-year-old fashion designer, Oluwabamise Ayanwole, has been arrested by by operatives of the Department of State Service (DSS) in the Odogbolu area of Ogun state.

The Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer, Adekunle Ajisebutu, confirmed the arrest of the driver, who had gone into hiding after the disappearance of Oluwabamise.

Ajisebutu also said the police arrested two other suspects linked to the crime.

He said, “In the course of ongoing investigation, two suspects have been arrested and are currently helping in our investigation.

“While assuring that police detectives will continue to work assiduously to find the missing lady and bring her abductors to justice, the Command wishes to appeal to anyone with useful information that could help in our investigation to promptly give it to us for further necessary actions.”

The police spokesman added that preliminary investigation revealed that the victim may have been pushed down from the bus while motion.

Oluwabamise’s body was found along the Carter Bridge by Ogogoro Community and deposited in the mortuary.

The young lady went missing on Saturday, February 26, while returning to Ota from Ajah. She boarded a BRT bus with number 240257 going to Oshodi at about 7 p.m. at Chevron Bus-Stop.

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