The wife of the Alabudo of Abudo, a community in the Egbedore Local Government Area of Osun State, Mrs. Folasade Olawale, has been arrested on suspicion of killing her three-year-old stepdaughter, Ikimoh Akeem.
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Folashade was said to have set a building Ikmoh was sleeping in on fire causing her death.
According to Commissioner of Police in Osun State, Mr. Fimihan Adeoye, the suspect didn’t act alone but in conspiracy with one Waheed Oladosu and Sherif Tijani.
Adeoye said, “The suspects on June 5, 2018, left Ede for Abudo, a village in the Egbedore Local Government Area, and set ablaze the house of one Olawale Kadijat, aged 20, in Abudo.
“Consequently, one Ikimoh Akeem, a three-year-old girl, lost her life, while Khadijat, the fourth wife of the monarch,was injured by the fire and admitted to a hospital for treatment,
“Investigation revealed that the female suspect did not support the marriage of her husband to the fourth wife and because of this, she conspired with the other suspects to carry out the crime.”