The 19 year-old lady, Yetunde of Science Laboratory Technology (SLT) department was said to have poured hot water on Niyi because he invited other girls and failed to give her adequate attention during the birthday party held at Miracle Hall, BHS area in Iree.
Niyi, a Higher National Diploma (HND II) student of Computer Science department in the institution whose body was mutilated was rushed to the General hospital, Iree for medical treatment and later transferred to an undisclosed hospital in Ikirun town.
It was gathered that Niyi who celebrated his birthday last Saturday was said to have invited some of his friends mostly ladies to his birthday party, a situation that did not go down well with his girlfriend, Yetunde.The incident took another unfortunate dimension as Niyi’s ailing father; Pa Adelana who was receiving medical treatment in a hospital in Abeokuta, Ogun State gave up the ghost immediately he received the news that his son was bathed with hot water.
However, when the party ended, Niyi made attempt to pacify his lover (Yetunde) but the angry girl was furious and eventually poured boiled water on him. The agonized boy screamed and this drew the attention of other students in the hostel to the scene.
The Police Public Relation Officer for Osun State Police Command, DSP Folasade Odoro confirmed the incident in a chat with Daily Trust correspondent.
She noted that investigation is still going on and that after diligent investigation; the girl will be charged to court.
When contacted for reaction, the Public Relations Officer of the institution, Mr. Tope Abiola said that the incident took place outside the school premises and that the management could not do anything about it. He said “It’s very unfortunate and we sympathize with the victim and his parents. It’s a criminal act and very unfortunate”.
Culled from Daily Trust