Ogun State Police Command has arrested a 65-old man, Samuel Adekoya for child abuse and physical molestation of 11-Year old twins namely, Taiwo Enoch Olishe and Kehinde Emmanuel Olishe, children of his tenant.
The suspect was arrested following a complaint lodged at Ijebu Ode area command by the twins’ mother Gbenisola Olishe, who reported that, while she was away on business, she received a phone call from a good Samaritan informing her that her landlord was seen tied her twins hands and legs like goat and dragged them on ground with the rope after beaten them with cable wire. The suspect was also said to be filming the cruel act
She stated further that the twins sustained varying degrees of body injuries as a result of the wicked act melted on them by the landlord.
Upon the report, the Area commander ijebu Ode, ACP Adeniyi Omosanyin, detailed some policemen to the scene where the two boys were met tying down on both legs and hands and subsequently rescued them. The Police, in a statement by the Command’s Public Relations Officer, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, later took the victims to the hospital for treatment.
On interrogation, the suspect explained to the police that he was informed that one of the twins defecated within the compound despite his warning that the compound must be kept clean always. When asked to take policemen to where the defecation was, he said the boy had washed it.
One of the twins is currently on admission at Ijebu Ode general hospital due to injury he sustained while he was being dragged on ground by the suspect.
Meanwhile, the commissioner of police, CP Lanre Bankole, has ordered that the case be thoroughly investigated, and that the suspect must be arraigned in court as soon as investigation is concluded.
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