A 50-year-old ‘Pastor’, Isaac Akinbola, and two women viz: Olowolayemo Esther,29, and Oshinbajo Oluakemi,30 have been apprehended by the Ogun State Police Command for the death of an eight-month-old baby, Obadiah Akinbola
The suspects were arrested on March 7th , following a report lodge by the pastor’s wife,Dasola Akinbola at Awa Ijebu Divisional Headquarters.
Dasola has alleged that she has been having a disagreement with her pastor husband over his unholy affairs with some female members of the church for some time now.
The complainant further alleged that her husband came to her house in the Ipinle -area of Mama Ijebu area of the State with two women, whom she suspected of having illicit affairs with her husband to beat her up.
While her husband was urging the two women to beat her thoroughly , Dasola ‘s eight-month-old baby, Obadiah Akinbola, allegedly fell down.
When the matter as reported, the Divisional Police Office(DPO), Awa Ijebu Division, Adewalehinmi Joshua , ordered the arrest of the three suspects, while the woman and her baby were taken to Mama Ijebu Health Centre for medical care.
The Guardian learnt that the woman and the baby were later referred to Blessed Hospital Oru –Ijebu , where it was discovered that the baby had internal injury , which he sustained when he fell down from his mother’s hands during the scuffle.
The child gave up the ghost on March 8, while receiving treatment as a result of the internal injury .
Meanwhile, the baby’s corpse has been deposited at the General Hospital Ijebu –Igbo mortuary for autopsy, while the Commissioner of police, Lanre Bankole, has ordered the immediate transfer of suspects to the homicide section of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department(SCIID), for further investigation with the view to arraigning them in court as soon as investigation is concluded.