Legal Nigeria

Landlord ,65, set  tenant’s 3-yr-old boy ablaze

The police detectives attached to ota division of the  command in Ogun State  have arrested  a-65-year-old  landlord,  Joseph Olaleye for allegedly setting  a-three year old boy of his tenant  Abdulahi  Razaq ablaze to death.
The Police Public Relations Officer in the state , Muyiwa Adejobi in a statement said the suspect who  lived in   Olowosatide, Owode Ijako Ota in Ado Odo Otta Local Government Area of the  state committed the crime on Monday around 1: pm.
According to Adejobi,  the  incident occured when the suspect threw an ignited kerosene stove at the boy, who was a son to one Olalekan Razak, one of the tenants of the suspect, which caused  severe  injuries on the victim before he was rushed to a Hospital in otta where he was confirmed dead.
“The Commissioner of Police Ogun State CP Abdulmajid Ali, who described the incident as unfortunate, has directed that the suspect be charged to court after investigation without any delay.
“The Police boss has however sympathised with the family of the late young boy and assured them, as well as Good people of Ogun state, of justice in the matter”, he said