A 19 year old boy in Iguosa community,Ovia North East local government area of Edo state, has been arrested for allegedly engaging in sexual relations with a dog.
The teenager Osagiator reportedly took the dog to an uncompleted building to commit the act.
Members of the community who saw the bizarre act, called the attention of the chamber of the traditional head of the Iguosa community.
A resident told reporters that he saw the young man “romancing” the dog and he thought he wanted to steal it, so he called the attention of the owner. He advised him to follow the boy.
“I advised him to go towards the uncompleted building but as he went to the building, he caught the boy sleeping with his dog.” he said.
Osagiator explained the situation; “I was walking along the street. I saw a dog following me and I carried it like a baby and, thereafter, I decided to take it to an uncompleted building where I did what I did to it.
It was there that one man came into the building and arrested me.”
The owner of the dog disowned the pet, saying “I have nothing to do with the dog again,.”
A leader in the community called the act an abomination.
Noble Uwoh, the Edo State Police Public Relations Officer said the suspect had been arrested and taken to the state police headquarters for further investigation.
The dog has been killed by members of the community .
Punch was first to report the story.