Woman poisoned grand daughter to stop father’s marriage with her daughter in Ogun.
A 42-year-old woman known as Temitope Akinola has allegedly poisoned her infant granddaughter out of share hatred for the child’s father.
The police Public Relations Officer who confirmed the incidence to newsmen said that the 42-year-old grandma never liked the father of the child.
He said on knowing her daughter was pregnant for the man, she tried to abort the pregnancy in which her pastor stops her, but then decided to execute her plan after her daughter puts to bed the baby.
Temitope was said to have carried out the act when her daughter has gone to take her bath, leaving her alone with the baby,
According to the PPRO, the suspect has never hidden her hatred for the father of the baby.
The suspect, according to the statement, was the only one with the child, while the mother went to take her bath, only for her to come back and meet the lifeless body of the baby.
Oyeyemi said, “Upon the information, the DPO, Sagamu Division, Okiki Agunbiade, detailed his detectives to the scene, where the killer grandmother was promptly arrested.
“On interrogation, the suspect admitted to killing the baby, because she didn’t like her daughter getting married to the father of the deceased baby.
“She confessed further that when she discovered that her daughter was pregnant, she made an attempt to terminate the pregnancy but her pastor warned her not to do so, hence, she waited for her to be delivered of the baby before carrying out her devilish intention.
“She explained further that she poisoned the baby with a deadly insecticide known as Sniper.”
The PPRO also said the baby’s corpse had been deposited in the Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital mortuary for autopsy.
Adding that the suspect had been transferred to the homicide section of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department for further investigation and prosecution.