SHOCKING: Husband Allegedly Poisons Wife For Not Bearing Him Children

By 06:52 Tue, 30 Jul 2013 Comments

The Police in Ondo State have arrested a

47-year-old bricklayer, Damilare Olotu, for

allegedly poisoning his wife, Mary, for

being barren.

The 45-year-old Mary who hailed from

Kwara State was a trader and had been

having running battle with the suspect over

her inability to conceive.

Reports had it that following the condition

of the deceased the suspect married a

second wife, Kemi, from Igbara Oke area

of the state who bore him two children.

The suspect who is from Akure used to

live with the deceased in Ibuji, Ifedore

council area of the state.

It was alleged that the second wife

reportedly insisted on packing into the

suspect’s house but the deceased resisted.

The junior brother to the deceased, Mr.

Lawrence Omotosho, told newsmen that

the suspect and the second wife connived

to poison his sister.

According to him, the sister had told him

that the suspect had threatened to kill her.

Omotosho asked the police to investigate

the matter thoroughly and bring the culprit

to book.

Also the only child of the deceased from

her former marriage, Shola Olatunji who is

an undergraduate in Kogi State said the

family of her late mother warned her not to

re-marry but she refused.

Contacted, the police image maker, Wole

Ogodo, said investigation into Mary’s death

was on-going, noting that the case has

been transferred from Igbara Oke to the

headquarters in Akure for further


Meanwhile, the corpse of the deceased has

been deposited in mortuary for autopsy.



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