BY DAYO JOHNSON

AKURE — POLICE in Ondo State have arrested three persons for hurriedly burying an 18 year old boy, Sanmi Kehinde who allegedly shot himself dead  with his father’s gun.

Kehinde reportedly shot himself last Wednesday with his father’s dane gun at Oriokuta community in Akoko South East council area of Ondo State.

The  Police image maker in the state, Wole Ogodo said the family of the deceased did not make any formal report to the police before they hurriedly  buried him.

Ogodo said detectives in the state  police have commenced investigation to unravel the circumstance that could lead to the death of the  teenager.

He said the report of the autopsy is still being awaited by the police.

According to him:  “ Immediately the incident happened neither the family nor the neighbours reported the case to the police before they went ahead to bury the deceased, that is why the police  arrested some people on the incident.

“When the boy killed himself, the police was supposed to be informed, so that they would visit that scene of the crime, and if the boy would be buried, the order would come from the police.

“The postmortem examination would be carried out because it is one of those things to be done.

“We should know whether it is true that the boy shot himself or not; if it is true that he shot himself, where is the gun? Why should they hurriedly bury him, that is why we are suspicious, and made the arrest.”

Meanwhile, report had it that kehinde climbed the ceiling of their house to carry his father’s loaded dane  gun  in company of his friend, Bolu.

It was gathered that the sound of a gun-shot attracted people to the house and kehinde was met rolling on the ground in his own blood by neighbours who rushed to the scene.

However, his family shortly after the ugly incident hurriedly buried their son without formal report to the police.

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