The Ogun State Police Command has arrested one Kehinde Wasiu, 32, for allegedly setting her husband’s 23-year-sidechick Tosin Olugbade ablaze.
A statement by the spokesperson of the Ogun Police Command DSP, Abimbola Oyeyemi said the suspect was arrested following a report lodged at Onipanu Divisional Headquarters, Ota, by the husband of the deceased Fatai Olugbade who reported on the 22nd of November that sometime in August 2021, he accused his wife of having extramarital affairs with one Ismail Wasiu.
The complainant said his wife packed out of his house and moved to the house of Ismail Wasiu her concubine.
“He added that on the 14th of November 2021, he learnt that Ismail Wasiu’s wife had an argument with his wife, and the said Wasiu’s wife poured petrol on her and set her ablaze.”
According to the police public relations officer, the deceased was rushed to the hospital by her family members but later gave up the ghost while receiving treatment.
“Upon the report, the Divisional Police Officer, Onipanu Division, CSP Bamidele job, quickly mobilized his men and moved to the scene where the husband of Kehinde who had asked his wife to run away was arrested,” the spokesperson said.
The police spokesman said on interrogation, the suspect confessed to the commission of the crime, but claimed that she didn’t know what came over her on that fateful day.