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25-year-old mother of two stabbed to death in Ekiti


A 25 – year- old mother of two , Miss Kehinde Olomola , has died from the injuries she sustained after she was attacked in her home at Igede community , in the Irepodun/Ifelodun Local Government Area of Ekiti State.

Her twin sister , Taiwo , and mother , Dupe , told PUNCH Metro on Thursday that the late Kehinde received a knife stab in the neck and later died at the Federal Teaching Hospital , Ido – Ekiti , on Monday.

Taiwo claimed that she heard a male voice at the background when she called her twin sister on the telephone around 9pm on Sunday .

She said , “ I heard a male voice in the background and I angrily ended the call after inquiring about the male voice.

“ The male voice was strange to me , I got angry and asked , ‘‘ What is a man doing in your room at such late hour ?’ I didn ’ t wait for an answer before ending the call . That was the last I heard from her until we learnt the following morning that she had been stabbed in the neck . ”

A family friend , Daniel Oluwadare , said , “ She made efforts to respond when asked questions; she was able to say that she was attacked by one Odunayo, but we could not decipher the other name she mentioned. ”

Confirming the incident , the Police Public Relations Officer , Mr Caleb Ikechukwu , said the incident was reported shortly after the act was committed.

Ikechukwu said , “ Police officers were deployed in the scene, where they saw blood on her phone and an axe that was used to commit the crime . The lady was rushed to the hospital where she later died.

“ Before the lady died, she made a dying declaration of who stabbed her. She mentioned some names and the police took note of those names and made arrests . ”

He said three persons had been arrested regarding the crime as investigation continued .

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