Bisola Awodele, a 43-year old housewife has been arrested by Ogu state Police for pouring hot water on husband and allegedly killing her own baby.
According to statement by the spokesperson of the command, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, Bisola was arrested following a report by her husband, Peter Phillips, who ran to Sango ota area command with first degree burns all over his body and reported that his wife, a mother of five accused him of getting drunk always as a result of which she picked a pot containing already boiled water, and poured it on his body.
Upon the report, the area commander ACP Muhideen Obe directed his JWC section to arrest Bisola, and quickly they moved to the scene where the suspect was immediately apprehended.
Upon interrogation, the suspect explained to the police how her husband is fond of coming home drunk always without contributing anything to the welfare of her and the children.
She further explained that on that fateful day, the husband came home drunk as usual, and while she was complaining about the husband act of drunkenness, the man started insulting her and her parents which angered her, and out of anger she poured the hot water on his body.
Meanwhile, further investigation also revealed that the suspect gave birth to a baby about eight months ago, but had killed and secretly buried the baby out of frustration. The investigating team has already followed her to the secret grave of the killed baby, where the carcass was exhumed.
Oyeyemi added that the husband has been taken to the General Hospital Ota where he is presently recuperating.
Furthermore, the commissioner of police CP Edward Awolowo Ajogun has ordered the immediate transfer of the case to state criminal investigation and intelligence department for further investigation and prosecution.