Woman Kills Granddaughter For Dislike Of Son-in-law

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By; RAYMOND TEDUNJAYE, Lagos


Investigation by Police operatives in Ogun State has revealed that a grandmother held over alleged murder of her granddaughter committed the act as a result of dislike of the son- in -law.

Our correspondent gathered that the suspect, a 42year old woman, identified as Temitope Akinola a resident of Isote area of Shagamu was on Thursday 21st of November 2019 arrested by operatives of Ogun State Police Command for poisoning her 2-day old granddaughter which led to the death of the innocent baby. 

Her arrest followed an information received at Shagamu Division after the  death of the child, as the suspect was the only person with the child when she died.


Upon the information, the DPO shagamu division SP Okiki Agunbiade detailed his detectives to the scene where the killer grandmother was promptly arrested.


It was learnt that she committed the act while the baby’s mother went to take her birth.

Accordng to report, the suspect has never hidden her hatred for her son in law who.


The Police Public Relations Officer Ogun State Command, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi confirmed the report in a release made available to journalists on Sunday.


He stated that the suspect during interrogation, 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”, Oyeyemi stated.

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