The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the accused, Prophet, Emmanuel Adeyemi,who resides at No. 16, Aderinola Olamiju Close, Unity Estate, Ojodu, a Lagos suburb, is facing a two-count charge of deprivation of liberty and unlawful burial.
The prosecutor, Sgt. Rafael Donny said that the accused was arrested following a tipoff from his neighbours that he chained his 16-year-old stepson for a month. “During investigation, it was discovered that the accused buried four corpses in his residence without the permission of the Local Government,” he said. The offences contravened Sections 162 (1) and 270 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2011.