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Thugs beat mother, kill toddler in Ondo

25 August 2015, 10:08

Abuja - Thugs from the Idanre LGA of Ondo State have allegedly beaten a woman and accidentally killed her two-year-old baby following an argument.

According to a PUNCH report, the victim, Beatrice, was allegedly attacked by a gang of thugs on instruction by Toyin, a middle-aged woman that Beatrice allegedly had an argument with.

During the attack, Beatrice's baby boy, who was strapped to her back at the time, slammed against the floor and subsequently succumbed to his injuries.

Also read: 2 friends docked for allegedly beating ex-lover

The thugs immediately fled the scene following the altercation.

Wole Ogodo, Police PR Officer in the state, confirmed the incident, saying that the thugs have been arrested.

Ogodo has stated that an investigation is being conducted into the fatal incident, adding that the suspects will be charged once the probe has been completed.

Read more at PUNCH

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