The Ondo State Police Command, on Thursday, confirmed the arrest of a man identified simply as Oke Loya, for allegedly killing a teenager, Timibra Meretighan, at the Arogbo community in the Ese Odo Local Government Area of Ondo State.
It was gathered that the 17-year-old pupil and his colleagues were writing an examination in a classroom at the Ijaw National High School, in the Arogbo area of the state when the suspect invaded the premises and started chasing the pupils out of the classroom.
A source said while chasing the pupils out of the classroom, the suspect allegedly strangulated the 17-year-old pupil.
Reacting to the incident, the state Police Public Relations Officer, Funmilayo Odunlami said an investigation had commenced, stating that the suspect claimed the students called him a madman.
The Police Spokesperson further stated that the suspect has been arrested and detained.