Police in Ogun State have arrested 37-year-old Razak Adekoya for beating his 10 year-old son to death. Abimbola Oyeyemi, spokesman of the command who confirmed the incident said that the deceased, Waris, was subjected to beating by his father over allegation of stealing.
Investigation revealed several marks on the body of the boy as a result of series of torture he suffered. Oyeyemi said the suspect was arrested by policemen attached to Ago-Iwoye Division, following a tip off from members of the community.
The remains of the boy have been deposited at St. Joseph Catholic Hospital Mortuary, Oke-Agbo, Ijebu-Igbo for autopsy.