man, Adeyemi Adekunle, for allegedly brutalising his eight-year-old son
in the Dopemu area of the state.
who was arrested by the Dopemu Police Division on Monday, allegedly
fractured the boy’s two arms for missing from home for two days.
was not disclosed by the police, had gone missing on Saturday from
their apartment on Kolawole Street, Dopemu.
Adekunle, who had reportedly divorced the victim’s mother and remarried,
allegedly beat up his son, and broke his two arms.
statement that he was guilty of beating his son, and the four other
children, whom his first wife has for him. The boy was reported to us by
the dad as missing on Saturday.
Monday, the father got angry, thinking that the victim played a prank on
him and descended heavily on him. The dad caused serious fracture to
the boy’s arms in the process.
locked up in the man’s house when we got there. It was the suspect’s
landlord that came to report the beating.”
had been transferred to the gender unit of the state command in Ikeja
for further investigation.
consistently assaulted his children after he divorced his first wife
who is their mother. The gender unit is investigating the matter after
which the suspect will be charged to court.
in the hospital, while the command is liaising with the Lagos State
Government to place the children in shelters until we see their mother.
If the mother is able to take good care of them, the police will release
the children to her.”
arrested two robbery suspects – Ishola Dauda and Segun Idowu – who
attacked some Automated Teller Machine users in the Apapa area of the
robbery suspects, who came on a motorcycle, had a Beretta pistol with
number, M1911A167, containing five rounds of 0.9mm live ammunition.