Farmer Beheaded in Kwara


Hammed Shittu in Ilorrin

A farmer, identified as Sunday Owolabi, has been reportedly beheaded at Rore village in Irepodun local government area of Kwara state.

The deceased, according to THISDAY checks, was said to have been killed in his farm by a welder, Segun Bamidele, over the weekend.

It was gathered that Bamidele attempted to sell off the severed head after committing the crime.

According to sources, “The farmer had gone to his farm that last Saturday but never returned.”

This development got his relatives concerned and therefore commenced a search for him and later discovered the headless body the next day on the farmland.

The source said, “The suspect tried to sell the severed head to one Aliyu, who turned him down. Aliyu thereafter reported the case to a community leader who in turn informed the village head.”

Upon interrogation by the community, according to the source, Bamidele confessed to have acted under the influence of alcohol.

It was gathered that the case was later reported at Omu- Aran police division which led to the arrest of the suspect.

Further details later