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Boy Killed Himself With His Father’s Gun In Ondo State; Family Members Arrested For His Burial

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August 5, 2013 – Boy Commits Suicide In Ondo State; Family Members Arrested For His Burial

The Ondo State Police Command today said it had arrested three persons in connection with the interment of an 18-year-old boy who reportedly killed himself with his father’s gun.

The deceased, Sanmi Kehinde reportedly shot himself last Wednesday with his father’s dane gun at Oriokuta community in Akoko Southeast Local Government area of Ondo State .

Speaking on the development in a telephone chat with DailyPost, the State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Mr Wole Ogodo said the family of the deceased did not make any attempt to report the case of self- killing to the police before hurriedly burying him.

According to the police spokesman, the police has commenced investigation to unravel the circumstance that could lead to the death of the late teenager, adding that the police was still awaiting the autopsy report to move forward on the investigation .

His words : “ Immediately the incident happened neither the family nor the neighbours reported the case to the police before they went ahead to bury the deceased, that is why the police made some arrest on the incident ”

“ when the boy killed himself, the police was supposed to have been informed.

“The postmortem examination would be carried out because it is one of those things to be done. We should know whether it is true that the boy shot himself or not, if it is true that he shot himself, where is the gun? Why should they hurriedly bury him, that is why we are suspicious, and made the arrest”

It was gathered that on the fateful day, the deceased climbed the ceiling to carry his father’s gun which was said to have been loaded with bullets in company of his friend, identified as Bolu.

Immediately Bolu left the scene, it was also learnt, the people at the vicinity heard a heavy gunshot and on rushing to the scene, they met Sanmi rolling in the pool of his own blood.

Meanwhile, shortly after the incident, the family hurriedly buried the deceased without informing any of security agencies.

[Culled from Daily Post]



  1. esther

    August 5, 2013 at 10:39 AM

    all that police are idiot. what that people do.

  2. lizzy

    August 5, 2013 at 10:51 AM

    the is a boy fool

  3. emeka

    August 5, 2013 at 11:42 AM

    9ja police are fool

  4. Aiti

    August 5, 2013 at 12:28 PM

    Police go arrest boko harram

  5. Smovee

    August 5, 2013 at 3:37 PM

    Dat guy is stupid why would an 18 yr old boy play with a gun with his friend on d extend of climbing d ceilling he is a young adult acording to d constitution so he shld knw gud nd bad i dnt blame his parent nd police hope say una no won chop money abi

  6. Victory

    August 5, 2013 at 4:02 PM

    Instead of the police to go and arrest those disrupting the peace of innocent Nigerians,they are busy arresting people that are in pain over the death of their son, Shame!!!

  7. osobase wilson

    August 5, 2013 at 7:21 PM

    Don`t blame the police, they suspected a fool play in this incident.May the God of secrete reveal the truth in Jesus name.

  8. Kemo kemo

    August 5, 2013 at 11:42 PM

    Naija police will not do d proper job that they are enployed 4, y should they arrest d parent who are in serious pain of loseing there child 2 death

  9. nkelele

    August 6, 2013 at 6:33 AM

    Police na mumu dem nor no their work instaed of sympatisin with d family they are cusin dem more pain

  10. Feyikemi

    August 6, 2013 at 12:19 PM

    Y should d police arrest his parents?

  11. krist

    August 6, 2013 at 1:18 PM

    U guys dont know what u r Saying. D close source said bulo d fathers frnd left immediatele d heard a gun shot. What was bulo doing in dat oas and do u know if he was d one dat climbed d ceiling or not or shot himself? And y did they hurriedly buried him? Who saw him wen he shot himself?

  12. olu77

    January 1, 2015 at 8:22 AM

    Bless u krist I dont know why people will not think b4 they even make a comment police made it clear what they see and what they think the rest is to use ur tonge to ciunt ur teeth strane things happen this day dont trust anybody even if u are there dont vow for anybody pls dont blame those police pls let them do there proper investigation somebody die u even dont even think of imforming the police police all u can think is to go and buried the person even me I dont trust those people and people just typing rubbish what those this got to do with boko haram abeg let the police do there job

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