Police arrest Ilorin cleric, student to coma

Police arrest Ilorin cleric who allegedly beat 14-year-old student into a coma

The Police in Kwara State has arrested the Islamic cleric, identified as Alfa Moshood, who on Wednesday, beat one of his students to coma for failing to take his bath and for stealing his locally made safe, popularly called ‘Kolo’.

It was earlier reported that the student narrated how Alfa Mashood flogged him severely before instructing about sixty people who were around at that time in his Arabic centre at Ogidi, Opposite Federal College, Ilorin, to also give him 10 strokes of cane each while he was held down on a table by able-bodied men.

Police arrest Ilorin cleric
The cleric

THE INFORMANT247 however gathered that the Ilorin cleric, who initially evaded arrest when the matter was reported to the National Human Rights Commission, Kwara State branch, was arrested on Thursday afternoon.

The matter will be transferred to the police headquarters’ gender-based violent unit, our correspondent learnt.