Unbridled anger! Mother of two beats daughter to death in Ogun - NIGERIAN NEWSORBIT


Friday, July 30, 2021

Unbridled anger! Mother of two beats daughter to death in Ogun

A 45-yr-old single mother, Kafayat Lawal has been arrested by men of Ogun State Police command for beating her 17-yr-old daughter, Ayomide Adekoya to death in Ogijo, Sagamu local government area of the state.

According to statement from the Spokesman of the state police command, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, the suspect, Kafayat was arrested after the DPO, Ogijo Divisional headquarters, CSP Mohammed Suleman Baba at about 2;30 pm, got the report on Tuesday, July 27 that the suspect locked her two daughters in a room where she beat and injured them with broken bottle. 

The police explained that upon receiving the information, the DPO mobilized his men and moved to the scene where the two victims were rescued and taken to hospital for treatment before one of them gave up the ghost. The suspect, Kafayat was then arrested and taken to custody.

On interrogation, she said she had separated from her husband nine years ago and that her two daughters left home during the Salah and didn't returned till following day. 

She disclosed further this uncouth behaviour infuriated her, and when she wanted to beat the two daughters, people around pleaded on their behalf and she left them, only for them to go out again the following day and passed the night outside. 

Kafayat said it was the annoyance that made her lock them inside and injured the two of them with broken bottle. The older one, Blessing Adekoya 19 was injured in the hand, while her younger sister Ayomide was stabbed in the chest and unfortunately gave up the ghost while receiving treatment. 

Meanwhile,the Commissioner of Police, CP Edward Awolowo Ajogun, has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspect to homicide section of the state criminal investigation and intelligence department for further investigation and diligent prosecution.

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