Crime

Man Allegedly Decapitates Daughter in Osun

A 25-year-old automobile mechanic, Albert Olaposi has allegedly
beheaded his five-year-old daughter, Mercy in Gbongan, Osun state.

Until her death, Mercy was said to be living with her paternal Grandmother in the Oke Oje area of Gbongan, while her parents live in another area of the town.

However, yesterday’s morning, Olaposi reportedly visited the residence
of his mother and took away the deceased and then allegedly beheaded
her.

Speaking with newsmen, a resident of Oke -Oje, who preferred anonymity, said the victim’s grandmother raised the alarm.

The resident said the suspect immediately fled the scene when the mother raised the alarm while people around tried to apprehend him but could not.

The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Yemisi Opalola, said the remains of the deceased had been deposited in the morgue of the Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital, Ile-Ife.

She said the police had launched a manhunt for the suspect.

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