Police detained a minor in Ogun state



Police detained a minor in Ogun state

A funny scenario in Akute as an Eight-year-old pupil of Prospect Primary School, Akute, Ogun State, Oyindamola Onimole, was detained by the Ajuwon Police Division.

The young boy, who reported his teacher who mishandled him to his mother and the follow up of the parent when she went to meet the teacher lead to the teacher whose husband is a police officer to take law into her hand and detained a minor.

The boy was arrested on Wednesday by the teacher and her police husband who forcibly took the boy to the police station after the said teacher Mrs. Oni had descended on him for daring to report her to his mother, Mrs. Nimota Onimole.

Oyindamola’s father, Olalekan Omole, confirmed on Thursday that his wife and son were detained by the police. “My two remaining children slept alone at home that night. I had to consult a lot of people to wade in and get justice for my family.

“But on Thursday, at about 12pm, my son and my wife were released by the police.”

Olalekan, who expressed outrage at the detention of the minor, said he would contact his lawyer to take the matter up.

Oyindamola’s father added that he had informed the school proprietor about Mrs. Oni’s alleged misconduct.

When contacted, the state Police Public Relations Officer, Olumuyiwa Adejobi, said he was not aware of the case, but would investigate and get back to our correspondent.