Police arrest woman over 6-year- old boy found in the freezer

The police in Lagos have arrested a lady, in whose freezer a six-year-old kid, Treasure Akinsohun, was discovered dead, hours after he was pronounced missing

Treasure Akinsohun: found dead in a freezer

 

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The freezer was usually used to sell water and soft drinks.

The command’s spokesman, DSP Bala Elkana affirmed the arrest on Friday to newsmen, saying that the corpse had been deposited at the mortuary, while the investigation was ongoing.

As indicated by Elkana, on April 23, at about 8.30pm, one Eunice Akinsohun of Oyedele Street, Alapere ketu, announced her six-year-old child, Treasure missing from about 9am.

He said the corpse of the kid, a day later, was found in a freezer, inside the shop claimed by Eunice’s neighbour, one Patience Odowo. Tolerance’s shop was at 12 Orisigun Street additionally in Alapere.

Odowo was promptly arrested.

Sources had before disclosed to NAN that Treasure and his mom lived in Ikorodu and had gone to Ketu to celebrate the Easter holidays with his mother’s younger sister.

NAN gathered that Treasure and a few children in his aunt’s compound were playing when he suddenly disappeared, yet his body was later found inside the freezer at Orisigun Street, around five avenues from where his mother’s younger sister lives.

The bereaved mother, Mrs Eunice Akinsohun told journalists that she saw her child was not among different kids playing in the compound.

She said when she requested his whereabouts, different kids couldn’t give an answer, compelling her to raise an alarm.

After a frenetic search for the boy was fruitless, she reported the boy missing to police at Alapare Police Station.

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“I also called my husband on the telephone to inform him of the development. Before I got back home, a crowd had gathered at my sister’s home at Alapere to help in the look for my child.

“During that time we couldn’t find the exact place where he was. At the point when my husband arrived, he also tried his best with my sister’s husband and some elders in the community.

“He was as well not found. That was the way we returned to Ikorodu that night in anguish,” she said.

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