According to a report by Vanguard, Sola who is a Wheelbarrow pusher and alleged troublemaker, was accused of stealing money from roadside beggars. He was apprehended and then taken to his father who allegedly took him to the bush at Omu-Aran-Isanlu-Isin road where he tied his hands and leg and then set him on fire. Graphic pic after the cut...*viewer discretion advised*
The mother of the deceased, Rachael, who was at the hospital when her son died, expressed her sadness at the allegation that her son's father who she has since separated from, carried out such an act on their son.
The Kwara state Police Public Relation Officer Ajayi Okunsanmi confirmed the incident and said the suspect was already in police custody and that investigation was ongoing.