A middle aged man Oluwole Aiyeloja, will be living without a penis after reportedly cutting off his manhood with a razor blade on Saturday at Obanla Junction, Akure. According to Oluwole, who was about cutting off his scrotum before good samaritans took the razor blade from him, he did it because a “monster” asked him to do so.
Daily Post reports that a witness, Olaolu Oluyede, who sells recharge card seller close to the scene claimed that the deadly act caught her and others by surprise;
“I was busy attending to a customer when someone called my attention to a well dressed man sitting on a bench close by.” “While people were still in a shock as to why a well dressed man will suddenly starting putting off his clothes in public, he then did the unthinkable. He started slicing his penis to the shock of every one.” “It was very gory. There was blood everywhere. A man had to rush at him and wrestle the blade from him before others called in the police from A Division Station who rushed him to the hospital.”
The State’s Police PRO, Femi Joseph said preliminary investigation showed that Oluwole might be suffering from a spiritual cum psychological problem.
“When we interrogated him, he said a ‘monster’ had been talking to him to take some weird decisions. ” He said it was the ‘monster’ who told him to cut his penis for donation which he did. “He added that the ‘monster’ also instructed him to donate his testicles”
He went further to disclose that the victim would not be charged for any offence, despite causing harm to himself as the concern of the police for now was how to get him necessary help.
“If he had tried to commit suicide, which is a criminal offence, we would have charged him, but we don’t actually know how to situate his condition.” ” He really needs help which we are trying to give him. At present, he is responding to treatment at the hospital.
Joseph however commended the ‘good samaritans’ for their promptness in salvaging the situation .