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A 37-year-old father, Rasak Adekoya has been detained for allegedly beating up his 10-year-old son, Wariz, to death, for stealing mobile phones at a party.
Adekoya, who explained to men of the Ogun State Police Command that he didn’t intend to kill his son, said his son brought shame to him by stealing mobile phones at a party, as well as money belonging to his stepmother.
Punch reports that there were several marks on the victim’s body as a result of series of torture from the suspect.
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The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Abimbola Oyeyemi, said “The corpse has been deposited at St. Joseph Catholic Hospital Mortuary, Oke-Agbo, Ijebu-Igbo, for autopsy.
“As soon as investigation is concluded, the suspect will be arraigned before a court of competent jurisdiction.”
Adekoya is currently being detained at the homicide department at the state police headquarters, Eleweran, Abeokuta.