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Police found decomposing body of farm worker on mango tree in Ogun State


The police in Ogun State have discovered the decomposing body of a farm worker, Isamaila Mukaila, who was allegedly murdered by his boss, over allegation of stealing with the Mukaila family calling on the police to carry out a thorough investigation into the alleged murder.

It was gathered that the boy was murdered on August 11 in a farm along Adejunrin road Owode Egba area of Abeokuta in Ogun and his body was kept in a sitting position on a branch of a mango tree within the farm.

The boy was allegedly killed by one Adekoya who owns an agro firm situated along Adejunrin Road, Owode Egba. A member of the deceased’s family, who craved anonymity, alleged that the farm owner lured Isamaila to see him at the farm on August 11.


He alleged that the boy did not return home and after a search was carried out, his decomposing body was found on August 15 on top of a mango tree in the farm. It was learnt that the bicycle the boy rode to the farm before his mysterious death, was also found at the entrance to the farm.

The Police Public Relations Office (PPRO) of the Ogun State police command, Abimbola Oyeyemi, confirmed the incident, saying the matter is being investigated. He admitted that some suspects have also been arrested in connection with the alleged murder.

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