The Osun State Police Command, on Thursday , said it had sent for testing samples of the rice meal allegedly taken by a student of the Federal University , Oye Ekiti, Ekiti State , Faderera Oloyede , who died in her boyfriend ’ s house in Iree .
The police also said the deceased’s boyfriend , Ayo Maliki, who fled after the incident , had been arrested .
Faderera reportedly died on Tuesday shortly after the meal .
The victim was said to have arrived at Ayo ’s place of residence in the Koko area of Iree on Monday in accompany with her friend , Adekemi Adewumi .
They were said to have passed the night in their host’ s room and had a meal of rice around noon on Tuesday , after which Faderera reportedly died.
Speaking to us on the development , the Police / Public Relations Officer in the state , Yemisi Opalola, said both Ayo and Adekemi were in custody at the State Criminal Investigation Department , Osogbo .
She also said samples of the last meal taken by the deceased had been sent for testing.
Opalola stated , “ Samples of the rice meal that the deceased allegedly ate with her friend have been sent for testing. We are investigating the food and its source.
“ Ayo and the deceased’s friend , Adekemi, are in custody and investigation is progressing . We will keep the public abreast of developments on the matter. ”