Woman kills teenager over broken mirror

For stabbing her 18 years old boy Habeeb Aremu to death over a broken mirror, Ogun State Police Command has arrested a housewife, Cynthia Olukiowu


The 30 years old housewife who lives  at no 2, Apogidonoyo street, Jafa Agbado, was arrested on Saturday, February 5, 2022.


Habeeb was a nephew to Cynthia’s husband. 


The suspect, as confirmed by the Command spokesperson, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi was arrested following a distress call received by policemen attached to Agbado Divisional Headquarters that a boy has been stabbed on the neck by his uncle’s wife, following a disagreement about a mirror glass allegedly broken by the deceased.


Oyeyemi said, it was revealed that a mirror being used in the house got broken and the deceased was alleged to have broken it.


“It was the allegation that led to a disagreement between the deceased and his uncle’s wife, subsequent upon which the suspect took a kitchen knife and used it to stab the deceased on his neck.


“Upon the distress call, the DPO Agbado division CSP Kehinde Kuranga quickly led his men to the scene, where the suspect was promptly arrested, and the victim who was in the pool of his own blood was rushed to hospital.


“He was confirmed dead by the doctor on duty and his corpse was deposited at Ifo general hospital mortuary for autopsy”, Oyeyemi said.


Meanwhile, the state Commissioner of Police, CP Lanre Bankole, has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspect to the homicide section of the state criminal investigation and intelligence department for further investigation and diligent prosecution.


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