Fasoranti’s daughter murder investigation stalled

Pan-Yoruba socio-cultural organisation, Afenifere, has said that investigation into the circumstances that led to the murder of Funke Olakunrin daughter of the leader of the organisation, Ruben Fasoranti has been stalled.

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Olakunri, 58, was killed on July 12th along the Benin-ore expressway, with many attributing her death to the activities of criminal herdsmen.

Olakunrin was travelling from Akure to Ore when her vehicle was attacked alongside others.

The police authorities in Ondo State had said she was killed by suspected herdsmen in a kidnap attempt.

They also confirmed that the incident occurred between Kajola and Ore along Ondo-ore road.

Speaking exclusively in an interview with BusinessDay, Wednesday, Yinka

Odumakin publicity secretary of Afenifere said that all the suspects held over the murder had been released by security agencies, stressing that the organisation does not know what was happening on the case.

Odumakin said that relevant security agencies which supposed to handle the investigation had refused to continue, stressing that the organisation was surprised by the situation of things.

He added that the organisation had pressured security agencies to carry out the forensic investigation which was initially conducted by now stalled.

“There is no more investigation on the killing, all the suspects have been released by the security agencies, and we are shocked. I have done several press releases on this issue.

“We put pressure on them before they did the forensic investigation and they did it to some level and stop,” Odumakin said.