Sunday, December 4, 2022

Police Arrests Mother of 5 For Setting Her 10-year-old Daughter Ablaze In Ogun

A housewife identified as Aisha Tijani has been arrested for allegedly setting her 10-year-old daughter ablaze after pouring fuel on her.

The mother of five was arrested following a report lodged at Mowe divisional headquarters by one Moroof Ayinde.

Ayinde reported that the suspect who lives in the same house with him poured petrol on her little daughter and set her ablaze.

He stated further that, the woman got annoyed because the victim took a phone that was seized by her mother from one of her siblings and handed it over to sibling.

Confirming the arrest, the spokesperson of the state police command, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, said upon the report, the DPO Mowe division, CSP Folashade Tanaruno quickly moved to the scene with the detectives and got the suspect arrested.

The victim, who had been badly burnt was rushed to the nearest hospital from where she was referred to Olabisi Onabanjo teaching hospital for proper medical attention.

On interrogation, the suspect, who claimed to have been separated from the father of the children, explained to the police that she didn’t know what came over her when she was carrying out the wicked act.

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