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Monarch’s son, woman found dead inside car In Ogun State

Azeez Ilias, a 37-year-old man said to be the son of a monarch in Ipokia Local Government Area of Ogun State, and a woman simply identified as Deborah, have been found dead in a car parked in front of a building in Ago Egun, Idiroko.

The duo were found naked, their clothes were not in the Toyota Camry, said to be owned by Ilias.

Ilias’ clothes were found in a gutter in front of a house suspected to be the residence of the female victim, according to The PUNCH.


Confirming the incident on Tuesday, the Idiroko divisional headquarters of the Ogun State Government-owned indigenous security outfit, So-Safe Corps, said it discovered the bodies around 2am on Monday.

The corps spokesperson, Moruf Yusuf, in a statement, said the discovery was made during a routine motorised patrol.

He noted that his men found the two bodies lifeless and naked in the ash-coloured Toyota Camry with number plate, LND 223 BV.

“The robust relationship between the So-Safe Corps and the Ogun State Police Command yielded a wonderful result as the So-Safe Corps, a state agency, and the Idiroko Police Divisional Headquarters jointly smelt a car parked to be suspicious and as approached, found two bodies lying lifeless in the car.

“The male, a 37-year-old, has been identified as Azeez Ilias, the son of one of the monarchs in the Ipokia axis, while the female body is identified as Deborah as of the time of filing this report,” the statement read.

Yusuf said efforts were ongoing to unravel the mystery behind the deaths.

Also, the Ogun State Police Command spokesperson, Abimbola Oyeyemi, confirmed the incident, adding that the two could have been murdered by unknown persons.

“We are investigating the incident. We want to know what led to the death of the two of them. We are suspecting that they were murdered; we are highly suspecting that; so we want to investigate it,”