A man suspected to be mentally challenged on Monday, hacked to death two pupils of Saint John’ s Anglican Primary School in Agodo, Ogun Waterside Local Government Area of Ogun, Nigeria.
It was gathered that the assailant entered the school premises from a nearby bush around 11:15 am and inflicted machete cuts on the children, who were at the playground with their classmates before fleeing the scene.
The Spokesperson for Ogun State Police Command, Abimbola Oyeyemi, who confirmed the incident to newsmen in Abeokuta gave the names of the two victims as Mubarak Kalesowo and Sunday Obituyi, both aged four and in Kindergarten class.
“The incident happened at 11 :30 a .m . during lunch break. The children were on the field playing. The guy just emerged from the bush and hacked two of them to death and immediately he did it , he ran away,”
“Those who know suspect said he is a madman and also an indigene of that place. But we are not relying on that. We are on his trail, we want to get him arrested.
“It is only a medical expert that would confirm whether he is a mad person or not. Our ultimate aim is to get him arrested. As I ’m talking to you now , the Area Commander and the DPO Abigi are at the scene . We have set machinery in motion to get him arrested,”
One if the victims’s father is seen wailing beside his body.
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