Two pupils of a primary school in Ogun State were on Monday sent to their early graves when a man with insanity attacked and hacked them to death.
The unexpected incident took place at Saint John’s Anglican Primary School, Agodo, in Ogun Waterside Local Government Area of Ogun State.
It was gathered according to reports that, the mentally insane man, identified as Lekan Adebisi, was said to have stormed the school at about 11:15a.m. during the lunch break.
The two victims who were among other colleagues, were said to be playing on the football pitch in the school when the said Lekan suddenly emerged from nowhere in a nearby bush and attacked them.
It was learnt that two male pupils who were said to be in the kindergarten class – Mubarak Kalesowo and Sunday Obituyi – were hacked down as a result of the deep machete cuts inflicted on them, a development which left them in a pool of their blood.
The state Police Command Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, confirmed the incident.
Oyeyemi said the command had swung into action as detectives are on the trail of the suspect with a view to arresting him.
Eyewitness accounts said immediately the mentally insane man committed the crime, he took to his heels.
The two deceased pupils, it was learnt, were aged four.