The Ondo State Police Command has apprehended a 65 years old grandfather, identified as Gabriel Fasoyin for allegedly shooting his grandson, Seun Fasoyin to death
According to Punch, the Incident which happened on Wednesday, occurred at Agric Settlement in Ile Oluji, the headquarters of the Ile Oluji/ Oke Igbo Local Government Area of Ondo State.
According to eye witness, the suspect who was fond of drinking, was drunk that fateful day when he committed the offence.
“The man was fond of drinking too much alcohol and his family members were not happy with the habit because he always messed himself up whenever he drank. At times he would drink and get unconscious, urinating all over his body.
“The family members were not happy with his drinking habit and they have made several efforts to change him without success.
” On that day, he was drunk as usual, so in order not to embarrass the family again, he was locked up in a room so that he could sleep but he did not. As Seun (the deceased), his grandson was trying to lock the room with a key, the man ( suspect) brought out a gun and shot the boy.” he said.
Mr. Femi Joseph, the state Police Public Relation Officer, who confirmed the incident to newsmen, said the suspect had been arrested and currently in the police custody while an investigation was ongoing.
” I can confirm that the boy was shot by his grandfather, who is already with us. He was shot at a close range and died on the spot. We have commenced an investigation on the matter.” Joseph stated.
The Police PRO, disclosed that the remains of the victim has been deposited in an undisclosed morgue, while the suspect would be charged to court as soon has investigation has been concluded