By Ige Adekunle
The Police in Ogun has arrested one Joy Sunday, a mother of two, for allegedly pouring hot water on a woman she accused of dating her husband.
DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, the Command’s Public Relation Officer (PRO) , disclosed this in a statement in Ota, Ogun.
Oyeyemi said that Mrs Sunday, aged 37, was arrested by men of the Command for pouring hot water on the face of another woman, Justina Ameh, after accusing her of sleeping with her husband.
The victim, was similarly, had been taken to Strong Tower Hospital for medical treatment.
He said that the suspect was arrested following a report lodged at Agbado Divisional Headquarters by the elder sister of the victim, one Kelechi Samuel.
”The sister of the victim reported that they went for vigil at the Spring of Life Global Ministry situated at Giwa area of Agbado with her younger sister.
“The suspect came into the church with a container of hot water and poured it on her sister’s face, thereby causing her grievous harm,” Oyeyemi said.
The sister of the victim alleged further that the suspect stabbed her on left hand while trying to hold her.
According to him, upon receiving the report, the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) Agbado Division, CSP Kehinde Kuranga, sent his men to the scene, where the suspect was promptly arrested.
The Spokesman said that during interrogation, the victim explained that the suspect had been accusing her of sleeping with her husband for quite some time now, and all efforts to disabuse her mind proved abortive.
“On that fateful day, while they were in the church, the suspect came as usual and started raining curses on her.
“But, as she tried to walk away from her, the victim tore her cloth in the process of pulling her back and it was that annoyance that made the suspect to go home to boil water, which she brought back to the church and poured it on the victim’s face.
“When asked whether or not she was dating the suspect’s husband, the victim said she can swear with anything that there is nothing between them,“ he said.
Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police (CP), Edward Ajogun had directed that the case be properly investigated with a view to charging it to court as soon as possible. (NAN)