Woman Dumps Epileptic Son's Corpse Into Cesspit

A woman identified as Mrs Bosede Adekunle, has been arrested by the police in Lagos state for allegedly dumping the body of her epileptic son, Kayode in a cesspit in Baruwa area of Ipaja.

According to reports, the decomposing body of the 34 year old was found on Saturday, November 26, 2016, which happens to be 5 days after he was dumped in the cesspit.

It was gathered that the deceased had been sick for some time and had stayed indoors under the care of his mother and two sisters. It was reported that the victim later gave up the ghost under an unknown circumstances.

The mother was said to have taken the corpse and dumped it into the cesspit in the community.

It was said that stench from the corpse caught the attention of a resident who decided to search, discovered the body and raised alarm.

A man identified as Bode Osas, said a mob attacked the suspect before the timely intervention of policemen from Ipaja division who took her away to the station.

Another resident who wants to remain unknown said Kayode died from sickness, adding that the mother was confused in what to do with his corpse and dumped him in the cesspit.

It was reported that officials of Ipaja Local Government Area and the state Environmental Health Monitoring Unit were contacted

The people in the area said the body had been evacuated and buried opposite his mother's mud house before the arrival if the government emergency workers.

The Baale of Ishaga Olaogun community said the widow has been banished from the community along with her children.

The Police Public Relations Officer, SP Dolapo Badmos, who confirmed the incident said, investigation is going on.