By Toba Adedeji, Osogbo 

A 32-year-old driver, Mayowa Adeyemo has been remanded in Ilesha Correctional Centre for allegedly battering his 18-month-old son with burning cigarettes.

Adeyemo was arraigned earlier than an Osun State Magistrates’ Courtroom Osogbo on Tuesday on two counts bothering on assault and exploitation.

Police prosecutor Abiodun Fagboyinbo advised the court docket that the defendant beat the kid with a stick and burned him with a cigarette.

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Adeyemo, who didn’t have authorized illustration, stated, “I’ve 5 kids from 5 totally different moms. A number of pastors I consulted advised me that my mom was the one bewitching me. I’m a taxi driver however issues haven’t been effective for me. The son I assaulted with sticks is the son that my fourth spouse bore for me.”

Chief Justice of the Peace Modupe Awodele remanded Adeyemo in Ilesha Correctional Centre and adjourned the case to July 14.

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