Update: Police arrest two suspects over the killing of OAU final year student

The Osun State Police Command has arrested two persons connected to the murder of a 500-level Engineering student of the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, Okoli Ahize Chizoputam.

Recall that the 28-year-old student was tortured to death by fellow students over allegations of the theft of a mobile phone at one of the hostels on the school's campus. 

Confirming the arrest, the police command spokesperson, Mrs. Yemisi Opalola in a statement issued on Wednesday, April 12, expressed sadness on the development and said a discreet investigation is ongoing on the case and more arrests will be made in the coming days. 

Following the student's death, students of the institution staged a peaceful protest around the school premises to condemn the mob action. They barricaded major roads that led to the campus and sang sorrowful songs to mourn Okoli. 

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