For stealing N3000, woman mutilates neighbour's 11-yr old son with severe blade cuts - NIGERIAN NEWSORBIT


Monday, October 25, 2021

For stealing N3000, woman mutilates neighbour's 11-yr old son with severe blade cuts

Operatives of Ogun State Police command on Sunday arrested 31 year old, Shade Adelowo for allegedly using razor blades to inflict injuries on an eleven years old boy, Kehinde Ojo.

The suspect, Shade Adelowo was alleged to have used the razor blade to mutilate Kehinde, her neighbour's son for allegedly stealing sum of  N3000 from her purse.

The Spokesman of the state police command, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, who disclosed this to newsmen in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, said, the suspect, a mother of two resides at Giwa Oke Aro area of Agbado.

Oyeyemi noted that suspect was arrested following a report lodged at Agbado divisional headquarters by the victim's mother, who reported that the suspect accused her son who used to stay with her whenever she is not around of stealing a sum of N3000 from her purse, consequent upon which she used razor blade to inflict serious injuries all over his body. 

Acting on the report, the DPO Agbado division, CSP Kehinde Kuranga detailed his detectives to the scene where the suspect was arrested". 

"On interrogation, she claimed that the victim who used to stay with her whenever his mother is not around stole N3000 from her purse, and that she didn't know what come over her that made her to inflict such grievous injuries on the boy". 

"She further claimed that she has been taken care of the boy and his twin brother for quiet some time now, and that what happened on that fateful day is devil's handwork". 

"Preliminary investigation revealed that the mother of the victim has been abandoned by her husband who left her with three children and vanished to thin air". 

The woman has been engaging in menial job to take care of the three children, and whenever she is going out for work, she will take the children to the suspect who happened to be her neighbor". 

"She stated further that it was a thing of surprise for her when she saw what the suspect did to her son, because she has been very good to her in the past". 

"The victim has been taken to hospital for medical treatment and he is responding to treatment". 

Meanwhile, the State Commissioner of Police, Lanre Bankole, has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspect to anti human trafficking and child labour unit of the state criminal investigation and intelligence department for further investigation and diligent prosecution.

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