The Police in Ogun State has arrested a suspected mentally deranged man, Lekan Adebisi, who killed two primary school pupils at Area J4 in Ijebu East Local Government Area of the State, on Wednesday morning.
The “madman” had on Monday morning, inflicted machete injury on the pupils, Sunday Obituyi and Mubarak Kalesowo, while they were playing on their school field, at St. John’s Anglican School, Agodo, in Ogun Waterside.
LailasNews learnt that the alleged mentally deranged man was sighted while trying to make his way out of the area and has been nabbed by some youths of the area.
Below are photos from the attack.
The pupils butchered by the mentally challenged man, have been identified as Obituyi Alabi and Kalesanwo Ibrahim, as it has been gathered that police are already in the school.
This is coming few months after it was reported that mentally challenged man identified as Gaji Adamu, went wild and attacked a school in Borno State with a machete, killing three pupils.
A school teacher and some other pupils were reported to have been injured by Adamu during the attack which occured around 9.30am.
The police, in a statement by its spokesman, Victor Isuku, a Deputy Superintendent of Police, said the suspect was mobbed by a crowd. He explained that he would have been killed but for the intervention of the police who rescued and rushed him to a hospital where he was treated.
He said, “On November 30, 2017, at about 9.30am, one Gaji Adamu of Lube village, in the Kwaya Kusar Local Government Area, suspected to be of unsound mind, while armed with a machete, entered into Jafi Primary School, Kwaya Kusar town, and hacked two male pupils to death.
“A teacher and a female pupil were also injured during the attack. As a result, irate youths mobbed the suspect, who is now unconscious and has been admitted to an hospital under protective custody.”