A Father Burned His Wife’s Children to Fire Because the Wife Refused to Give Him a Child.
A man set his wife’s five children on fire after she prevented him from marrying.
A 54-year-old householder named Ojo Joseph committed this crime in Ondo state. The incident took place in Fagun area of Ondo town on Sunday, October 6, 2022
The way the householder did this cruel act, Joseph got angry and set the children on fire after their mother refused to allow them to settle down. The suspect poured petrol in the room where the children were sleeping and set it on fire.
One of the children was burnt to death while the others were seriously injured and are being examined at the Federal General Hospital in Owo. His wife and their 18-month-old twins survived the fire with minor injuries.
The police confirmed the incident
Confirming the incident, the spokesperson of the state police agency, Funmi Odunlami, stated that the owner has already been arrested.
She also added that an investigation has begun and will be completed before the suspect is sent to court on charges of arson and murder.