A 54-Three hundred and sixty five days-inclined man has been arrested by the Police Uncover in Ondo Inform for allegedly setting 5 of his step-kids ablaze at Fagun crescent ship of Ondo city.
The Public Relations Officer (PPRO) of the declare, SP Funmilayo Odunlami, confirmed the incident to the Data Company of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday in Akure.
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Odunlami, who defined that the incident occurred on Saturday, mentioned that the suspect was being investigated, whereas the victims admire been presently receiving treatment at Federal Scientific Centre, Owo.
“Here’s a case of alleged arson and raze, and we admire to look at it to seize the set off and the technique wherein it took place.
“Within the interval in-between, the case has been transferred to our Legal Investigations Division (CID) for beneficiant investigation,” Odunlami mentioned.
Then again, an eyewitness, who did not want his title in print, advised NAN that the suspect claimed that his spouse, who’s mother of the victims, had offended him over fairly misunderstanding.
The supply defined that the suspect perpetrated the act this capability that of his spouse denied him intercourse.
The eyewitness additional mentioned that the suspect poured petrol on the room whereas the youngsters admire been asleep, including that absolutely one in all them misplaced his life within the ensuing inferno.