The gallant operatives of the Ogun State Police Command has arrested a housewife identified as Bisola Olukoya, for allegedly killing her 16-year-old son.
Confirming the incident to Premium Times on Friday, the Police Command’s Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, disclosed that the suspect committed the crime at Onifade-Itele town of the state.
“One Mrs Bisola Olukoya of NO 40, Ifelodun Street Onifade Itele has been arrested by the Ogun State Command for beating her 16 years old son Toheeb Olukoya to death,” the police spokesperson said.
He said the incident happened on March 17, and that the suspect, while beating the deceased, used a plank to hit him on the head, after which the boy fell down and died, adding that the suspect hurriedly buried the deceased in connivance with her husband and ran away from the house.
The police spokesperson said immediately the information got to the police, the Divisional Police Officer in Itele Division, Lukmon Adejumo, led the detectives to investigate and the suspect was later traced and arrested at Iyana Ipaja in Lagos.
He said the Commissioner of Police, Ahmed Iliyasu, has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspect to Homicide Section of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, and appealed to the public to always control their temperament especially when correcting their wards.