The Lagos state police command has arrested a 37-year-old man named Bamidele Olajide in Okokomaiko for beating his 5-year-old son to death for misplacing his betting ticket.
According to reports, the man had a sum of money and kept the ticket on the table only for the little boy to throw it away while the father was still sleeping.
Confessing to the tragic incident, Bamidele Olajide Said:
“It wasn’t intentional, I only beat him out of annoyance for throwing away the ticket, it when l was beating him he ran outside and fell from the staircase before hitting his head on the ground.”
Source: News update