Landlord arrested for allegedly tying and flogging his tenant’s 11-year-old twin sons for excreting in his compound in Ogun

Avatar admin | April 15, 2022


A 65-year-old man, Samuel Adekoya, pictured above, was on Friday, April 15th, arrested by men of Ogun state police command for child abuse and physical molestation of eleven year old twin brothers namely, Taiwo Enoch Olishe and Kehinde Emmanuel Olishe.

The suspect was arrested following a complaint lodged at Ijebu Ode area command by the twins’ mother Gbenisola Olishe, who reported that, while she was away on business, she received a phone call from a good Samaritan informing her that her landlord tied her twins’ hands and legs like “goats” and was dragging them on ground with the rope after beating them with cable wire. The suspect also filmed the cruel act while carrying it out.

She stated further that the twins sustained varying degrees of body injuries as a result of the wicked act melted on them by the landlord.

Upon the report, the area commander in Ijebu Ode, ACP Adeniyi Omosanyin, detailed some policemen to the scene where the two boys who were met tied down on both legs and hands, were rescued and taken to the hospital for treatment.

The suspect who happened to be the landlord of the victims” parents was promptly arrested and taken to the station.

On interrogation, the suspect explained to the police that he was informed that one of the twins excreted within the compound despite his warning that the compound must be kept clean always. When asked to take policemen to where the excreta is, he said the boy had already washed it.

One of the twins is currently on admission at Ijebu Ode general hospital due to injury he sustained while he was being dragged on ground by the suspect.

Confirming the incident, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi who is the spokesperson of the state police command, said the state commissioner of police, CP Lanre Bankole, has ordered that the case be thoroughly investigated and that the suspect must be arraigned in court as soon as investigation is concluded



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