A Nigerian man is in the police custody for reportedly beating his 5-year-old son to death for misplacing his bet9ja betslip.
The man, Bamidele Olajide had confessed to the crime saying: “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 stair case before hitting his head on the ground.”
According to the suspect, the bet he had won which got missing was supposed to cater for some expenses in the house hence his reaction when he learned his son misplaced it.
“I really regret my actions and I wish l never did”, Olajide fumed.
SP Ayoola Badmus says the suspect will be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded.