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|Subject: Landlord ,65, set tenant’s 3-yr-old boy ablaze 2015-09-03, 00:08|| |
ABEOKUTA – The police detectives attached to ota division of the command in
Ogun State have arrested a-65-year-old landlord, Joseph Olaleye for allegedly
setting a-three year old boy of his tenant Abdulahi Razaq ablaze to death.
The Police Public Relations Officer in the state , Muyiwa Adejobi in a statement
said the suspect who lived in Olowosatide, Owode Ijako Ota in Ado Odo Otta
Local Government Area of the state committed the crime on Monday around 1:
According to Adejobi, the incident occured when the suspect threw an ignited
kerosene stove at the boy, who was a son to one Olalekan Razak, one of the
tenants of the suspect, which caused severe injuries on the victim before he
was rushed to a Hospital in otta where he was confirmed dead.
“The Commissioner of Police Ogun State CP Abdulmajid Ali, who described the
incident as unfortunate, has directed that the suspect be charged to court after
investigation without any delay.
“The Police boss has however sympathised with the family of the late young
boy and assured them, as well as Good people of Ogun state, of justice in the
matter”, he said.