Police arrests boy for burying brother alive in Kogi

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There was pandemonium on Thursday at the Apamisede community, w suburb of Lokoja, as the police arrested a boy, Goodness Oshodi who allegedly burying his kid brother, Friday Oshodi alive for stealing Ten thousand Naira belonging to their mother.

The incident occurred at Apamisede Community near Army Baracks,in Adavi local government area in the outskirt of Lokoja.

The boy was however lucky as good Samaritans exhumed the boy  alive.

According to eyewitness account the mother of the boy directed her eldest son to punish the boy, Friday  for stealing N10,000

The elder brother in executing the directive of his mother decided to bury Friday alive until the eagle eyes of good Samaritan neighbours came to his rescue.

When he was asked why he decided to bury his brother alive,he said that he was only carrying out the instructions of their mother who asked him to punish his brother for stealing her Ten thousand Naira and tried to run away again as he normally does.

Asked the where about of their mother,  he said their mother was away to church but left instructions for him  to punish his brother. 

The state police public relations officer, SP William Aya who confirmed the incident said that the boy has been arrested and undergoing interrogation.

“Yes,we are aware ,the boy has been arrested, investigation is ongoing as to why and how such thing could happened.

According to him, he went and dug a pit,and buried his brother alive. However, Friday was rescued by neighbours while the suspect have been taken into custody.

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