Police in Ogun State today (Wednesday) arrested a suspected mentally deranged man, Lekan Adebisi, who reportedly hacked to death two kindergarten pupils of Saint John’s Anglican Primary school in the Ogun Waterside local government area of the state.
The suspect was apprehended in a bush at Area J4 in Ijebu East Local Government Area of the state through the combined efforts of policemen and local hunters.
Lekan had, on Monday, stormed the school while the pupils were on lunch break and repeatedly attacked the pupils with a cutlass.
The victims, Mubarak Kalesowo and Sunday Obituyi, reportedly died as a result of the deep machete cuts they sustained.
Confirming the arrest, the state Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, disclosed that the suspect was shot in the leg during the attempt to arrest him.
Oyeyemi further revealed that the suspect, who was brandishing a sharp cutlass when he was apprehended, attacked local hunters consequent upon which he was shot and injured on the leg.