A 50-year old pastor, Isaac Akinbola, and his two suspected lovers have been arrested by police in Ogun State for reportedly killing eight month old baby during a fight with his wife., Dasola.
Akinbola’s lovers, Esther Olowolayemo, (29) and Oluwakemi Oshinbajo (30) were accused of jointly assaulting the wife.
Dasola was said to be regularly having disagreement with her pastor-husband over alleged illicit affairs with some female members of their church.
The pastor was said to have brought his lovers to engage his wife in a fight and the innocent baby, Obadiah Akinbola, fell off his mother arms, hitting his head on a concrete floor during the incident.
The baby was said to have suffered an internal injury and died few days to the incident.
It was gathered that the suspects were arrested by detectives from Awa Ijebu divisional headquarters after the pastor’s wife to the police.
The wife told detectives that the pastor-husband stormed her residence at Ipinle area of Mamu Ijebu in the company of two women, whom she suspected of having illicit affair with her husband.
She claimed the two women attacked and beat her up.
She said her eight-month old baby, Obadiah Akinbola, fell down as the two women were beating her on the instructions of her husband.
The Public Relations Officer for the Ogun State Police Command, Abimbola Oyeyemi, said the Divisional Police Officer for Awa Ijebu division, Adewalehinmi Joshua, ordered the arrest of the three suspects, while the woman and her baby were taken to Mamu Jebu health centre for medical care.
According to a statement by him: “The woman and the baby were later referred to Blessed Hospital Oru Ijebu where it was discovered that the baby had an internal injury which he sustained when he fell off his mother’s hands during the scuffle.
“The child gave up the ghost on the 28th of March 2022 while receiving treatment as a result of the internal injury. The remains of the child have been deposited at the General Hospital Ijebu Igbo mortuary for autopsy.”