A man accused of killing a fellow guest at a naming ceremony in Ile-Ife with poison will soon be prosecuted by the Osun State Police command.
It was gathered that shortly after the mysterious death of the unnamed man, after he returned from the naming ceremony, police authorities in Ife town swung into action to get to the root of the matter.
The death of the diseased, lead to the suspicion of those that attended the event with him.
After a thorough investigation has been made, Police eventually arrested one 27-year-old Taofeek Adeyemo, who was confirmed to have attended the ceremonym where the deceased took his last drink.
Speaking to journalist in Oshogbo, while parading the suspect, the Osun State Commissioner of Police, Abubakar Marafa, who spoke through the Public Relations Officer, DSP Folasade Odoro, said the suspect had confessed to the crime and advised people to be careful of the kind of company they keep.
The CP said the command would soon arraign the suspect and warned criminals in the state to expect tough times, stressing readiness of the police to ensure safety of residents.
While responding to questions from newsmen, Adeyemo said he did not intend killing the deceased, adding that he actually poisoned the drink of a co-worker but unfortunately, the deceased took the drink and died.
Adeyemo claimed that he intended to poison his co-worker because he always threatened to kill him and that he had to act fast before his friend would carry out the threat against him.