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Pastor’s wife tortures stepson to death over food.

The Oyo State police command has arrested one Oluwabunmi Metofik for allegedly torturing her 7 years old stepson, Femi, to death for eating her food without her consent. .
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According to a report by Punchng, Femi lived with Oluwabunmi and her three children in the Simawa area of Ogun State, while his father is a pastor in Ibadan, Oyo State. .
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The woman reportedly punished Femi for the act, inflicting injuries on his head and leg with a sharp object. Oluwabunmi rushed the boy to a private hospital in the community on June 4, when he went into a coma but he was rejected. .
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The woman was said to have taken him to a health centre in the community which referred him to Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital, where he was confirmed dead. .
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It was learnt that a Good Samaritan, who saw the boy at the health centre, was worried by the injuries and alerted a vigilance group in the neighbourhood. .
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The group was said to have initiated a search for the woman and her husband, who were eventually arrested on Wednesday and handed over to the police at the Ogijo division. .
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A community leader, Toyin Oladoyin, said the woman confessed that she was responsible for the injuries, adding that the pastor was mounting pressure on the police to release his wife. .
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He said, “Her neighbours testified that she usually beat the boy. Her eldest child also said she used a stick and knife to torture Femi.” .
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The Police Public Relations Officer in Ogun State, ASP Abimbola Oyeyemi, said the police had invited the deceased’s mother, adding that her statement would determine the next line of action.

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