A 37 year old man known as Rasak Adekoya has been arrested by the police in Ogun for allegedly beating his son to death.
Adekoya was nabbed by policemen at Ago-Iwoye after neighbours reported him for severely beating the deceased, Wariz Adekoya, 10.
The Nation gathered that Adekoya descended on the boy on the allegation that he stole from him.
It was reported that the suspect always assaulted the child, a situation that made his neighbours angry.
It was gathered that old and new scars were seen all over the deceased.
The command’s spokesman, Abimbola Oyeyemi, an Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) who confirmed the case, said the corpse has been deposited in the mortuary.
“The corpse has been deposited at St. Joseph Catholic Hospital Mortuary, Oke-Agbo, Ijebu-Igbo for autopsy. The Commissioner of Police, CP Ahmed Iliyasu has ordered that the suspect be transferred to Homicide Section of the Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department (SCIID), Eleweran, for further investigation.
As soon as investigation is concluded, the suspect would be arraigned in court.”