Rasak Adekoya, 37, has been arrested for allegedly beating his son, Wariz Adekoya, 10, to death. He was apprehended by policemen at Ago-Iwoye after residents reported him for severely beating Wariz.
He was said to have descended on the boy on the allegation that he stole from him. It was gathered that Rasak always assaulted the child, a situation that infuriated his neighbors.
Old and new scars were seen all over the deceased. The Ogun State police command’s spokesman, Abimbola Oyeyemi, said Wariz’s corpse has been deposited in the mortuary.
Rasak has been transferred to the Homicide Section of the Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department (SCIID), Eleweran, for further investigation. As soon as investigation is concluded, he will be arraigned in court.