One Sanjo, age 43 has been arrested by the Osun State Police Command for beating his 2-months-old child to death for crying. HGS Media Plus gathered.
The incident happened in Alekuwodo community in Osogbo, Osun state where the suspect lives with his wife and children.
The suspect is said to have claimed that he did not intentionally kill his child. He said that his wife left him with the child who started crying and due to his inability to stop the child from continuous crying, he beat the child to death.
He however claimed that himself and his wife buried the child at the back of his farmland.
The wife was is said to have been married to the suspect since 2008, upon interrogation revealed that four out of five of their children were died. The suspect and his wife is said to have killed two of their children due to poverty and also dumped another around Osogbo Technical School area.
Speaking on the incident, Olubukola Olaboopo, the Osun state Commissioner for Ministry of Women, Children and Social Affairs, said the state won’t condone such acts of violence and child abuse, adding that anyone caught will face the wrath of the law.