The Police has arrested an Ilorin Islamic Cleric, Moshood Alabi, who allegedly beat one of his students to coma for stealing a locally-made safe popularity called ”Kolo”.
His arrest was effected by officers of the Oloje Police Division after the case was reported.
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When Daily Trust visited the station around past 5 pm on Friday, the DPO rejected any attempt to speak with the suspect.
It was further learnt that the case will be transferred to the Gender-Based Violence Unit of the Police Command in Ilorin shortly.
The cleric has been on the run after the case was reported to the police by the National Human Rights Commission, Kwara State branch.
The victim, it was also gathered, is still on admission at Mimtaz Hospital, around Apalara area in Ilorin West Local Government Area where he has been recuperating.