By Kolawole Olayinka Abeokuta
Men of Ogun State police commander have arrested a 42-year old woman, Temitope Akinola a resident of Isote area of Sagami for poisoning her 2-day old granddaughter which resulted to the death of the innocent baby.
Her arrest followed the information received by police in Sagamu division after the reported death of the child.
According to source, that the suspect, has never hidden her hatred for her son-in-law who happened to be the father of the baby and she was the only person with the child while the baby’s mother went to take her birth, only for her to come back and met the lifeless body of the baby.
Upon the information, the DPO Sagamu division SP Okiki Agunbiade detailed his detectives to the scene where the killer grandmother was promptly arrested.
On interrogation, the suspect admitted 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 deliver before carrying out her devilish intention. She explained further that she poisoned the baby with a deadly insecticide known as sniper.
The corpse of the baby has been deposited at Olabisi Onabanjo teaching hospital mortuary for autopsy, while the suspect has been transferred to homicide section of the state criminal investigation and intelligence department for further investigation and prosecution.