|The chained boy|
The Ogun State Police Command has confirmed the arrest of fleeing Pastor Francis Taiwo, Of the Key of Joy Celestial Church, Ajibawo, Atan-Ota, area of the state, who chained his 9-year-old son for weeks.
Chained 9-year-old Public Relations Officer of the Command, Muyiwa Adejobi, said the suspect was arrested on Sunday, with the assistance of his church members. Recall that Taiwo had been on the run since police and officials of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, burst into his church, Friday, to rescue the victim, Korede.
The victim’s stepmother had earlier been arrested by the police who announced that the malnourished boy will be handed to the Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Welfare for further rehabilitation.