A private school teacher has been arrested by the police for killing a 10-year old student.
According to Punch, the said teacher, Edet Umoren, beheaded the young child been identified as Precious Adedeji, last Thursday in Esugbo, Itamerin, near Ijebu-Ife, in the Ijebu East Local Government Area of Ogun State. Edet gave the reason for this wicked act as having being provoked by the young child.
That morning, I held a cutlass which I used to cut canes in the bush to discipline pupils. The girl(Adedeji) and the head teacher saw me and made some remarks which provoked me; then I used the cutlass to behead her.I never knew what came over me; it was when I had carried out the act that I regained my senses. I regret my action.
He was said to have run away from the crime scene before being apprehended by the police. He also dropped a note saying he committed that act because he was being owed January and February salary.