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Police to conduct post-mortem on girl who died in Kwara as report claims she drank poison over husband’s plan to marry second spouse

Update: Police to conduct autopsy on woman who died in Kwara as report claims she drank poison over husband

Mom of two, Yetunde Folorunsho, who died in Kwara allegedly drank poison after heated argument together with her husband over his plan to marry a second spouse, Daily Trust reported.

The Linguistics graduate of the University of Ilorin (Unilorin), died on the general hospital, Ilorin, on Monday April 11.

The Kwara State Commissioner for Women Affairs, Mopelola Abdulmaliq-Bashir, revealed {that a} autopsy examination to determine the actual reason for her demise can be carried out subsequent week Tuesday, by medical docs in Ilorin.

The Commissioner, who disclosed this throughout a condolence go to to Yetunde’s husband’s family home, at Araoje space in Ilorin metropolis, stated that no stone can be left unturned to unravel the reason for her demise, as there are two variations to the story.

Recall that one Oyeronke Oluwakemi, who claims to be Yetunde’s course mate, alleged that the deceased was poisoned by her husband, Hassan and mother-in-law over a disagreement together with her spiritual status.

It was gathered that Yetunde reportedly transformed from Christianity to Islam in order to marry her husband, who’s a Muslim.

Nevertheless, Yetunde’s neighbours informed Daily Trust that she drank the poison after a disagreement along with her husband over his intention to marry a second spouse since as a Muslim it was allowed in Islam.

Talking on the problem, her husband’s brother, Alhaji Lagbe Araoje, stated Yetunde allegedly consumed a deadly substance suspected to be “DD forc” after quarrel with Hassan.

“On Monday, round 10am, she (Yetunde) had a bit quarrel along with her husband outside the house; it was settled and she went inside. The husband later gave her a telephone that she had earlier requested.

“Some minutes later, the husband rushed out of the home crying for assist that his spouse was vomiting. On our option to the hospital, she was begging the husband for forgiveness that she had taken DDT powder popularly often called Sniper. She died within the hospital round 12pm.”

Additionally talking, the husband of Hajia Nimahtallahi who operates the chemist the place Yetunde allegedly purchased the Sniper, Adio Tajudeen, confirmed the acquisition of the substance from his spouse.

“It was when the information of her demise broke that we knew she was residing within the neighborhood. People purchase the powder for many causes; we don’t suspect it could be used for evil functions.”

In the meantime, the police spokesman within the state, Ajayi Okasanmi, stated, “A case of homicide was reported by a brother to the late lady’s husband. However we’re nonetheless investigating as a result of there are insinuations of murder. We have invited all of the parties and deposited her corpse for post-mortem.”

The police officer in control of the case, Emmanuel Johnson, stated they’ve retrieved the container of the substance late Yetunde was claimed to have allegedly taken.

He disclosed that doctors stated “there are two exams to detect the very fact of the case medically, ‘Post mortem’ and ‘Toxicology’.

“Toxicology is just not performed right here in Ilorin, subsequently, submit mortem has been settled for and slated to be carried out on Tuesday, 19th April, 2022,” he added.

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