A 36-year-old homosexual man named Sikiru Ajibola was arrested by officers of the Ogun State Police Command on Friday, November 25th, for reportedly beating a 5-year-old boy to death in the Ogijo region of Ogun state.
The suspect was nabbed after the CDA Chairman of Olorunwa Arogbeja Ogijo filed a report with the Ogiljo divisional headquarters, stating that a member of the community had told him the suspect had illegal carnal knowledge of a 5-year-old boy, which resulted in the tragic death of the innocent boy.
Following the report, CSP Enatufe Omoh, the DPO for the Ogiljo division, immediately dispatched his detectives to the scene where the culprit was quickly apprehended.
During interrogation, the accused suspect confessed of being homosexual and that the deceased boy passed away while they were having sexual intercourse.
He further confessed that he hurriedly dug a shallow grave in a nearby bush were he quickly buried the deceased boy there.
He additionally led officers to the grave of the deceased boy.
The State police command’s spokesperson, SP Abimbola Oyeyemi, confirmed the incident and said that state Commissioner of Police, Lanre Bankole had ordered the case to be transferred right away to homicide division of the state Criminal Investigation Departments for further investigation and diligent prosecution.