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Police order probe into death of Kwara hotel manager

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Kwara State Police Commissioner, Mr Victor Olaiya, has ordered a discreet investigation into the death of one Adeniyi Ojo, the Managing Director, Water View Hotel GRA, Ilorin whose lifeless body was found in the hotel on Thursday.

PUNCH Metro gathered that police detectives dispatched to the scene did not find any physical violence in Ojo’s body. The body was taken to the Kwara State General Hospital mortuary.

A statement signed by the command’s Police Public Relations Officer, SP Okasanmi Ajayi, said that a case of culpable homicide was reported by the management of the hotel to the police on Thursday.

“A suspected culpable homicide case was reported at A Division Ilorin yesterday, September 28, 2023, at about 1000 hours by one Kehinde Olaseinde ‘m’ the supervisor of  Water View Hotel, GRA Ilorin. A team of detectives dispatched to the scene were later joined by the Commissioner of Police, CP Victor Olaiya, psc (+).

“The deceased, one Adeniyi Ojo ‘m’ the managing director of the hotel was found lying motionless on the bed in one of the rooms in the hotel.

“The examination of the body shows no sign of physical violence. The body was taken to a hospital where he was confirmed dead and was deposited at the general hospital mortuary Surulere for an autopsy.

“Meanwhile a discreet investigation of the case has been ordered by the Commissioner of Police. Details of the investigation will be made public as soon as possible”, the statement said.