-Father confesses to killing his baby, says he didn’t for fear of his wife leaving him for another man
Father reveals why he killed his baby
The Ogun State Police has arrested one Andrew Koku over the alleged killing of his six-month-old baby, Precious Koku.
The accused confessed that he killed the baby for fear that his wife was about to leave him for another man.
The father of one was arrested after a complaint was made at the Adigbe Police Division bythe late baby’s mother, Omowumi Teleda.
She explained to the Police that she went out briefly to visit the first child she had with her ex-husband, leaving the six-month-old child behind when the incident happened.
The incident has been confirmed by the state Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi,
The PPRO said, “The development made her to suspect her husband, who happened to be the only person with the baby.
“Consequent upon her complaint, the Divisional Police Officer, Adigbe division, Sunday Oladipo, detailed detectives to the scene and the suspect was arrested on December 24.”
“On interrogation, the suspect confessed to the crime, but claimed that he killed the baby because he suspected that his wife wanted to leave him for the ex-husband, adding that if such happened, he would not be able to take care of the baby.”
PPRO Oyeyemi stated that the state Commissioner of Police, Ahmed Iliyasu, had ordered that the case be transferred to Homicide Section of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department for further investigation.
Source: Naija News