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TRAGEDY: Mother Stabs Son to Death on Children's Day



As the world celebrate children's day, tragedy struck at Sango area of Ado Odo Ota Local Government Area of Ogun State when a woman allegedly stabbed her 3-year-old son to death.

The boy, believed to be a product of incest between his mother and his mother's biological father was stabbed severally in the head and other parts of the body with a knife.

The innocent child was said to have given up the ghost after much pain and rolled in his blood for a short while as his mother inflicted multiple knife-cuts on him.

Confirming the incident, the State Police Public Relations Officer, Muyiwa Adejobi, said that policemen from Ota Division had visited the scene of the crime and taken the corpse of the child to the mortuary.

Adejobi also disclosed that the woman identified as Funmilayo Adeyanju was immediately arrested by the police though she put up some strange behaviours when questioned about the alleged crime.

The PPRO said: “The police have been to the scene to recover the body of the child. The woman has been acting strangely like a person who is of unsound mind. The police would carry out proper investigation.

“The police will work on the state of mind of the woman and we’ll have to seek the help of an expert to know her mental state.”

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