The Ogun State police command have arrested 65 year old landlord, Joseph Olaleye (pictured above) for allegedly setting ablaze the 3 year old son of his tenant Abdulahi Razaq at his residence in Olowosatide, Owode Ijako Ota in Ado Odo Otta LGA of the state on Monday August 30
The accused and the deceased father were having an argument when the accused threw an ignited kerosene stove at the boy, causing severe injuries on the little boy who was confirmed dead by a hospital where he was immediately rushed to.
A statement from the spokesperson of the state police command, Muyiwa Adejobi, says the accused will be charged to court soon
“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”.