A man, who allegedly beat his 10 year old son to death in Ago Iwoye, is now in the custody of Police in Ogun State.
The 37-year old suspect, Rasak Adekoya, was alleged to have subjected the boy Waris Adekoya, to a severe beating for stealing.
The State Police Command Spokesman, Abimbola Oyeyemi, who made this known, said the suspect was arrested by policemen attached to the Ago-Iwoye Police Division, following a tip off from members of the community.
Oyeyemi said preliminary investigation had revealed several marks on the body of the deceased boy caused by series of alleged torture by the suspect.
The corpse of the boy, he said had been deposited at the mortuary of Saint Joseph catholic hospital, Oke-Agbo, Ijebu-Igbo for autopsy.
Oyeyemi said the State Police Commissioner, Ahmed Iliyasu, has ordered the transfer of the suspect to the homicide section of criminal investigation and intelligent department of the command, for further investigation.