Police: How two brothers beheaded 10-year-old boy in Lagos

Police: How two brothers beheaded 10-year-old boy in Lagos

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 9:26 pm

Ayodeji and Saheed Obadimeji, the suspects

A team of Anti-kidnapping personnel of the Lagos State Police Command on routine patrol between Ajah/Epe expressway on Tuesday evening  apprehended two brothers namely Ayodeji Obadimeji, aged 18 years and Saheed Obadimeji, aged 19 years of Tunde Balogun Street, Shapati, Ibeju-Lekki and discovered fresh human head in their possesion.

Chike Oti, Lagos Police spokesperson said on interrogation, the two brothers confessed that one Sodiq Abefe contracted them to provide him with human head at the cost of two hundred thousand Naira (N200, 000), hence they lured the victim by sending him to buy Coca-Cola drink for them and when he brought the drinks to them, they held him and cut of his head with a knife.

He added that the victim has been identified by his parents as Joseph Makinde, male, aged 10 years while the torso has been recovered from an uncompleted building located at Shapati and effort is being made to arrest the said Sodiq Abefe who allegedly contracted the duo to commit the heinous crime.

Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police has directed that the case be handed over to the Homicide section of the State Criminal Investigation And Intelligence Department (SCIID) Panti Yaba for further investigation.


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