Ogun - A father of a 41-day-old baby has been arrested after
poisoning the baby to death in desperate attempts to divorce wife, Punch
The incident happened in the Lemode area of Ogun State when
the mother, who was sweeping the compound had come back inside the home to find
the baby gushing with foam around the mouth.
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The mother alerted neighbours who then found a bottle
containing pesticide and was rushed to hospital.
The father of the baby attempted to flee the area but
neighbours caught him before he could escape. He was handed over to the police
after he confessed of his doings.
According to reports, the husband had intended to divorce
his wife but decided to instead to kill their baby in order for them to get
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