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Woman Stabs Son, Three, To Death On Children’s Day

Posted: May 28, 2015 at 6:20 am   /   by   /   comments (0)

By Laide Raheem  – Abeokuta


Just as the World was marking this year’s edition of the Children’s Day Celebration, tragedy struck in Ogunso area of Sango-Ota in Ado-Odo/Ota Local Government of Ogun State, when a woman, identified as Funmilayo Adeyanju, stabbed her three year-old son to death.

The incident confirmed to newsmen in Abeokuta, Ogun state capital by the State Police Public Relations Officer, Muyiwa Adejobi, happened at about 4p.m on Wednesday.

According to residents of the area, the suspect was allegedly gave birth to the boy, simply identified as Emmanuel Jumpy, out of wedlock.

Adejobi noted that the woman was behaving like someone with unsound mind while being interrogated by the Police.

He added that the police would seek the help of health experts to ascertain the state of mind of the suspect.

According to him, “the incident happened this afternoon at Ogunso area of Ota. The suspect is behaving funny when asked questions by the police.”

Meanwhile, Adejobi added that “the woman is in the custody of the Police at Ota Divisional Police Headquarters. The case is still fresh and police need to work on the state of mind of the woman. We may need to seek the help of health expert to know her mental status.”