Father Beats 10-year-old Son to death in Ogun State over allegation of stealing (Photos)

The ogun state police force have arrested 37-year-old Razak Adekoya for killing his 10 year-old son. Razak Adekoya was said to have beaten his son 'Waris' to death over allegations of stealing. 

Preliminary investigation revealed several marks on the body of 'Waris' as a result of the beating he got and the merciless torture he suffered from his father.

According to, Abimbola Oyeyemi, a spokesman of the police command who confirmed the incident said that the suspect was arrested by policemen attached to Ago-Iwoye Division, following a tip off from members of the community. Abimbola oyeyemi also said that the deceased, Waris, was subjected to beating by his father over allegation of stealing.


The remains of the boy have been deposited at St. Joseph Catholic Hospital Mortuary, Oke-Agbo, Ijebu-Igbo for autopsy.

According to The Nigerian Tribune, the state Commissioner of Police Ahmed Iliyasu ordered that the suspect be transferred to Homicide Section of Criminal Investigation and Intelligent Department, Eleweran Abeokuta for further investigation.
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