Farmer Beheaded in Kwara


A farmer, identified as Sunday Owolabi was reportedly beheaded at the weekend at Rore village in Irepodun Local Government Council of Kwara State. The deceased, according to THISDAY checks was said to have been killed in his farm by a welder, Segun Bamidele.

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 last Saturday but never returned. This development got his relatives worried and therefore commenced a search for him and later discovered the headless body the next day on the farmland. Sources 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 a source,Bamidele confessed to have acted under influence of alcohol.