SAD! Nigerian Parents Land In Police Net After Son Dies During 40-Day Fasting
So, this man has landed in police net in America for starving his son to death, in the name of fasting and prayer.
The Nigerian couple are identified as Titilayo and Kehinde Omosebi, and they have been arrested by Reedsburg Police in Wisconsin, US for starving their son, Ayanfe to death.
According to the Facebook page of Reedsburg Police, the father of the deceased, Kehinde walked into the police station to report that his son had died on Sunday.
Police revealed that they went to the home of the Omosebis and had to force their way in, as the doors were padlocked from the inside.
“They found Ayanfe O. Omosebi (15) extremely emaciated and deceased. Officers also located an 11–year-old, also extremely emaciated, but alive and 48-year-old Titilayo A. Omosebi also emaciated but responsive.
“The father, Kehinde S. Omosebi (49), who described himself as a religious minister affiliated with Cornerstone Reformation Ministries, and his family had started a fast on July 19, 2018 and were fasting for 40 days.”
Officers located no food in the apartment. Kehinde stated that Ayanfe had died on Friday.
Titilayo and the 11-year-old were taken to Reedsburg Area Medical Center for treatment.
Titilayo refused treatment citing religious restrictions. The 11-year old was taken into protective custody and medically treated and eventually transported to Children’s Hospital in Madison, WI.
Kehinde and Titilayo, have been taken into custody and transported to the Sauk County Jail where they were charged with neglecting a child causing great bodily harm and neglecting a child causing death.
An autopsy is scheduled for Monday morning and the Wisconsin State Crime Laboratory will be assisting Reedsburg Detectives.
One wonders if they will seek forgiveness from a God they wished to please.
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