Mother Of Five Arrested For Pouring Hot Water On Husband In Ogun
A 43-year-old mother of five, Mrs. Bisola Awodele, has been arrested by officers of Ogun Police Command for allegedly pouring hot water on her husband.
Awodele was arrested after Peter Phillips, the injured husband stormed Sango Ota Police Area Command to report the attack on him by his wife.
Philips had told police officers that his wife picked a pot of hot water and poured it on his body after accusing him of always getting drunk.
After her arrest, Awodele told the police that her husband is fond of always coming home very drunk.
She also accused him of not contributing to her welfare and the upkeep of the children.
She stated further that on that fateful day, the husband came home drunk as usual.
She said this infuriated her and the consequence of her anger was the hot water she poured on her husband’s body.
According to the police, the preliminary investigation also revealed that the suspect gave birth to a baby about eight months ago.
But she killed and secretly buried the baby out of frustration.
Police investigating team have since followed her to the secret grave of the killed baby, where the carcass was exhumed.
The husband has been taken to the General Hospital Ota where he is presently recuperating.
Ogun Commissioner of Police, Edward Awolowo Ajogun has ordered further investigation of the case.