Mamodu Bashir Ibrahim, a man in his 30s, was on Wednesday arrested at Mowe area of Ogun State for killing a 2-year-old child on Saturday 12th April at Ofada about 9.30pm
The suspect, who had earlier raped the mother of the deceased, fled the scene immediately he killed the boy and beheaded him.
Street Journal gathered that the police operatives deployed to the area placed him under surveillance with the help of the members of the community. He was subsequently apprehended at Mowe where he was hiding.
The spokesman of the Ogun State Police Command, Muyiwa Adejobi told Street Journal that the suspect has confessed to the crime and he’s assisting the police in their investigation. He also stated that the command’s Department of Criminal Investigation has taken charge of the matter and all hands are on deck to recover the head of the boy from its alleged buyers.
It was contained in a statement issued by the PPRO that “the Commissioner of Police ogun state, CP Ikemefuna Okoye sympathises with the family of the boy and the people of Ofada area; and vows to tackle crimes and criminality in the area and Ogun State in general.
He has directed that the case be thoroughly investigated and those found culpable be charged to court accordingly’.