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In Osun, woman ties own son in sack, locks him in wardrobe for four days (video)


A woman identified as Iya Ayo, has been arrested for tying up her 10-year-old son, Ayo, in a sack and locking him up in a wardrobe for four days for stealing.

According to reports, the Incident took place at Fesojaye community, Owode, in Osun State,

Iya Ayo tied up her son on Thursday until on Sunday May 16 when a neighbor heard his cry for help. The neighbor immediately alerted the elders of the community and they reported the case to the police.

During interrogation, the woman said who is separated from Ayo’s father, said her son is possessed with evil spirit always steals people’s money.

The spokesperson of the state police command, DSP Yemisi Opalola, said the woman was arrested and made to sign an undertaking never to maltreat the child.

”We went to arrest her and she told her part of the story, how the boy has been disturbing her. In a nutshell, the police told her to go and look for the father of the boy if she cannot take care of the child again. She promised to do so.

“The DPO also followed up yesterday to ensured that the father is found. There is no way the police can keep the child with them. They have made her to write an undertaking even with a surety who promised she will never do it again.” she said.

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