Man dies after drinking herbal mixture by ‘Alfa’

Man dies after drinking herbal mixture by ‘Alfa’


One Mutiu Adekunle has died after drinking a herbal mixture that one Alfa Nureni Suleiman; gave him and one other Opeyemi Olayiwola to drink.

The Osun State Police Command on Monday said it had commenced investigations into the circumstances surrounding his death.

Equally important, Adekunle’s death occurred on Sunday around 11.15pm at a hospital where they rushed him to; having developed complications after he drank a herbal mixture one Alfa Nureni Suleiman gave him to drink.

1st News learnt that Suleiman gave the deceased and one Opeyemi Olayiwola the herbal mixture.

However, after drinking the said mixture, both men developed complications; and rushed to a private hospital in the Ijetu area of Osogbo.

According to the doctor, Olayiwola’s health is improving; but Adekunle gave up the ghost at the hospital.


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The Osun State Commissioner of Police, Johnson Kokumo, who confirmed the death; explained that the police have arrested the prime suspect.

He said, “They reported the matter at the Oja Oba Police Division (Osogbo) on Sunday at about 11.15pm. However, the report stated that one Alfa Nureni Suleiman; gave one Olayiwola Opeyemi and Mutiu Adekunle a herbal mixture to drink.

“As a result, the duo developed complications; and admitted at a private hospital in the Ijetu area of Osogbo.

“Mutiu (Adekunle) later gave up the ghost in the same hospital; but Olayiwola is responding to treatment. Also, our operatives have visited the scene.

“The suspect has been arrested for interrogation. The corpse has been deposited at the LAUTECH Teaching Hospital’s morgue for autopsy.”

The CP, who spoke through the command’s spokesperson, Folasade Odoro, said the police would carry out diligent investigations into the cause of death.

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