Ogun: Man Beheads Two Year Old Boy After Raping Mother

Police dispatchThe Ogun State Police Command has arrested a middle age man, ‎Mahmodu Bashir, a Nigerien for beheading a two year old boy in Owode Egba area of Ogun State, South West Nigeria.

The suspect allegedly committed the crime after having a carnal knowledge of the mother of the boy, when she was easing herself in a nearby bush in Ofada town, Obafemi-Owode Local government of the state.

Eyewitness account revealed  that the suspect pounced on her with a baby tied to her back and dragged them into an uncompleted building, where he raped the woman, stabbed her and killed the boy before he severed his head.

It was gathered that someone suspected his movement, trailed him to the building but escaped and was able to rescue the woman with the headless body of the boy.

When he was arrested, the suspect led men from the Criminal Investigation Department of the State Police Command to the scene, to locate the head but was to no avail. The knife with which he perpetrated the act was only discovered at the scene.

Confirming the incident on phone, the Police Public Relations Officer, Mr Muyiwa Adejobi, said that the suspect was arrested through the help of some community leader as he had fled the area to Ibafo, immediately he committed the crime.‎

Adejobi added that further investigation has  revealed that the suspect had sold the head of the boy to a woman in Ibadan, adding that the detectives from the State Police Command was on the trial of the buyer and that, ‎the command has commenced a discrete investigation on the matter.‎

Speaking with Newsmen at the scene of the crime which was stained with blood, the suspect confirmed to have raped the woman, killed her son and severed his head which he had thrown away into the bush.‎

The remains of the boy has, however, been buried while the mother has been responding to treatment at a hospital.