Lunatic who killed pupils in Ogun arrested


The Police Command in Ogun on Wednesday, said it has arrested Lekan Adebisi, the lunatic, who hacked two pupils of St. John’s Anglican School, Agodo in Waterside Local Government Area of the state to death.

Adebisi had on Monday armed with cutlass walked into the primary school during break time, and hacked to death two pupils: Mubarak Kalesowo and Sunday Obituyi(both 4 years old), who were playing on the field . He was said to have fled the scene immediately after he carried out the deadly act.

The  Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) for the Command, Abimbola Oyeyemi, in a statement, said the suspect was arrested on Wednesday around Agodo community through the combined effort of policemen and local hunters.

The statement reads: “In compliance with the Commissioner of Police’s order, the Area Commander mobilised policemen and local hunters for the manhunt of the suspect.

“Their efforts paid off on Wednesday, when the suspect was seen in a bush around the community.

“While they wanted to arrest him, the suspect who was brandishing a sharp cutlass, attacked them consequent upon which he was shot and injured in the leg. ‘’He was later taken to hospital for medical treatment. “Meanwhile, Iliyasu has directed that the case be transferred to the Homicide Section of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department ( SCIID ) for proper investigation.”

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