Thursday some police men revealed that they have arrested a pastor for allegedly killing a 7-year old boy and burying his head at the church’s altar. ...
The police command’s spokesman, Olarinde Famous-Cole, an Assistant Superintendent of Police, confirmed the arrest to journalists, saying the suspect was arrested with an accomplice at Ikorodu lagos.
Mr Famous-Cole said the police officers arrested one Mr Eric, whose his confession led to the arrest of the pastor and the recovery of the boy’s body.
“still on the investigation, one of the suspects,Mr Eric confessed to the crime. where he led a team of policemen to Odogunyan area in Ikorodu to apprehend Oyekan, whose later led the team to where the seven-year-old boy was beheaded and buried.
“They hid the body inside canal. The two suspects involved have been arrested and the body and the head of the boy were brought to the station.
Famous Cole Said, “Investigation has commenced and the case would be transferred to the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department (SCIID), Panti, Yaba, Lagos,”
The News Agency of Nigeria earlier gathered that the pastor, identified as Adedoyin Oyekan and one Eric were arrested at Odokereke Odogunyan ,area of Ikorodu lagos on Thursday.
From the report It was gathered that the suspects were rescued from being intimidated by some residents of the area after committing the offence at 16, Apata Abo Street, Odokekere, Odogunyan Ikorodu.
Mr Eric, who is said to be a friend to the victim’s father, allegedly stole the boy around 11 a.m Wednesday, after his father left him in his care.
the report gathered that suspect took the boy to the pastor’s church where they beheaded and buried him between 2.am and 4.am
When the victim’s father came back to take his son, Eric claimed he had sent him home.
NAN gathered that Eric opened up during interrogation and led detectives to the pastor’s place where the child’s mutilated body was buried.