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45 year old man Flogs son to death.

A 45 year old man identified as Sikiru Adebayo, was on Thursday brought before an Osogbo Magistrate’s court in Osun state for allegedly flogging his son to death.

The boy was said to have stolen a belt from a neighbour and that made his father flog him eventually the young boy died.

The father pleaded to the court but it wasn't granted.

Adekunle said the Director for Public Prosecution (DPP)  had released its advice and noted that the accused should be charged for manslaughter instead of the murder charge slammed on him by the police.

To this end, the presiding Magistrate, Fatimoh Sodamade asked the Police to amend the charge from murder to manslaughter.

Sodamade ordered that the accused be kept in Police custody till August 11, when the matter would be mentioned in court.


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