From Tunde Osho, Abeokuta
Men of Ogun State Police Command has arrested one pastor Isaac Akinbola 50 years, and two women namely; Esther Olowolayemo 29 years and Oluwakemi Oshinbajo 30 years for assaulting the pastor’s wife, as a result of which an eight months old baby Obadiah Akinbola died in the process.
The suspects were arrested on the 27th of March 2022, following a report lodged at Awa Ijebu divisional police headquarters by the pastor’s wife one Dasola Akinbola, that she has been having a disagreement with her pastor’s husband over his illicit affair with some female members of the church for some time now, and that the said husband came to her house at Ipinle area of Mamu ijebu with two women, whom she has been suspecting of having illicit affair with her husband to beat her up.
While they were beating her, her eight months old baby, Obadiah Akinbola, fell down while her husband was urging the two women to beat her thoroughly.
Upon the report, the DPO Awa Ijebu division, CSP Adewalehinmi Joshua, ordered the arrest of the three suspects, while the woman and her baby were taken to Mamu ijebu health center for medical care.
The woman and the baby were later reffed 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 hands during the scuffle.
The child gave up the ghost on the 28th of March 2022 while receiving treatment as a result of the internal injury.
The remains of the child has been deposited at the general hospital Ijebu Igbo mortuary for autopsy.
Meanwhile, the commissioner of police, CP Lanre Bankole, has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspects to homicide section of the state criminal investigation and intelligence department for further investigation with the view of arraigning them in court as soon as the investigation is concluded.
Spokesman of the state police command
DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi confirmed the story