43-year-old man arrested for beating daughter to death over persistent crying
The Osun State Government on Sunday said it arrested a resident identified simply as Sanjo, in Osogbo, the state capital, for allegedly beating his child to death. The state Commissioner for Women, Children and Social Affairs, Olubukola Olaboopo, in a statement, said the 43-year-old suspect, who lived around the Alekuwodo area, had been handed over to the police. Olaboopo, who claimed the ministry got wind of the crime through a source, said government officials moved in and arrested the suspect. The statement quoted Sanjo as saying he got married to his wife in 2008 and they had five children.