Mother beats son to death in Ogun

Operatives of Ogun State Police Command have arrested a middle-aged woman, Bisola Olukoya, for allegedly beating her 16 -year- old son, Toheeb Olukoya, to death.

The incident, according to the spokesman of the state police command, Abimbola Oyeyemi, happened on March 17, at No 40, Ifelodun Street, Onifade Itele, in Ado-Odo/Ota local government area of Ogun State.

Oyeyemi said: “The suspect while beating the deceased used plank to hit him on the head, the action made the boy to fall down and gave up the ghost.

“The suspect, having realized what she has done, hurriedly buried the deceased in connivance with her husband and ran away from the house.

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” Immediately the information got to the police, the Divisional Police Officer(DPO), Itele Division, Lukmon Adejumo, led detectives to investigate the incident and the suspect was later traced and arrested at Iyana – Ipaja in Lagos.

“The Commissioner of Police, Ahmed Iliyasu, ordered the immediate transfer of the suspect to homicide section of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department (SCID).

“He equally appealed to general public to always control their temperament especially when correcting their wards.’’

 

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