Why I set my five stepchildren ablaze – 64-year-old man - NEWS FRONTIER DAILY


Thursday, November 10, 2022

Why I set my five stepchildren ablaze – 64-year-old man

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64 years old Joseph Ojo,  has said that his stepchildren used to join their mother to beat him, saying that this was one of the reasons that made his to set them ablaze.

Ojo, stated this when he was paraded at the state headquarters of the Nigeria Police in Akure, Ondo State.

The suspect also disclosed that his wife and the stepchildren were in the habit of starving him, despite being the one giving the money for feeding.

According to him, the situation infuriated him, after which he siphoned petrol from his chainsaw (felling machine) and poured it in the children’s room before setting it ablaze.

Ojo had on Saturday set the room where the stepchildren were sleeping on fire at his residence at Fagun, Ondo town, headquarters of Ondo West Local Government.

The Police Public Relations Officer in the State, Funmi Odunlami, disclosed that three of the five children had died due to the injuries sustained in the incident.

Odunlami added that Ojo had kept his twins in another room before carrying out the act.

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