By Richard Thomas,, Ibadan
Tragedy has again struck in Akinyele Local Government area of Oyo State as a five-year-old boy, Mojeeb Tirimisiyu was attacked with a shovel on his head and died afterwards.
According to report, it incident happened after Monday morning’s rainfall, as the boy had gone to the back of their house in Tose area of Akinyele local government to defecate only to be hit by the yet to be identified assailants who allegedly escaped into the bush after committing the heinous crime.
The mother of the boy after hearing the voice of his son crying for help rushed to the backyard but was shocked when she saw her son in the pool of his own blood.
According to her, “When the rain subsided, he told his older sibling that he wanted to go and defecate and they opened the back door for him to go defecate.
“Had I known this will happen I would have asked him to defecate in the front of the house.”
The Oyo State police command public relations officer, Gbenga Fadeyi also confirmed the incident.
Fadeyi in a statement said, “At about 2pm of 22/06/2020, at Olorunsogo Area of Tose, Moniya, Akinyele Local Government Area of Oyo State, one Mojeeb Tirimisiyu ‘m’ aged 5yrs. while defecating in a nearby bush close to the backyard of his parents house was attacked with a shovel on his head and sustained a serious injury.
He died later as a result of injury sustained and corpse deposited in hospital.
“Investigation has since commenced while concerted efforts intensified to track this hoodlum that has been carrying out this heinous crime.”
Mojeeb’s killing follows three earlier cases of that of Grace Oshiagwu, Barakat