Stubbornness: Parents chain 12-year old boy for 2 months


File photo: Korede Taiwo, 12 was also chained and padlocked by his father, Pastor Francis Taiwo, for stealing N2000 in Ogun State for months

The Police in Ogun on Wednesday arrested a 33-year-old woman, Yomi Kazeem, and her mother, Yemi Kazeem, for allegedly chaining a 12-year-old son for two months over allegation of stubbornness.

The State’s Commissioner of Police, Ahmed Ilyasu, who paraded the suspects at the scene of the crime at Ife-lagba community in Obada area of Ewekoro council area described the development as unfortunate.

Ilyasu said the arrest followed an alert received by men of the Federal Special Anti- Robbery Squad, who were on routine patrol around the area on Wednesday.

He said that the victim, who is 12 years of age, was tied to an iron chair with a big chain at the residence of his grandmother for two months.

“This is a case of wickedness and the child…

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