Ondo: Married woman butchered by her suspected ritualist boyfriend
A married woman, Funmilola Osundare, was reportedly butchered by her yet to be identified boyfriend, suspected to be a ritualist in Ondo State.
According to Vanguard, the victim escaped death due to the timely intervention of neighbours , who saved her from being hacked to death by the killer boyfriend at a rented apartment in ljapo, GRA, Akure.
Sources said Funmilola was invited to the house her boyfriend said to be a footballer three days before the attack.
Suspect reportedly attacked her at midnight with machete cuts on her face, shoulders and hands. Her distress cries was said to have attracted the neighbours who invited Amotekun operatives.
It was gathered that he fled while the neighbours rushed the victim to the Police Clinic for treatment where she was rejected and referred to the University of Medical Sciences, Teaching Hospital, Akure.
The Executive Secretary of the State Agency Against Sexual and Gender-Based Violence(OSAA-GBV), Bar. Mrs Bola Joel-Ogundadegbe explained that she was informed about the incident by the Police and the agency quickly notified the First Lady, Chief Mrs Betty Anyanwu-Akeredolu, who immediately ordered that the victim be taken to a hospital and, consequently, settled the emergency bills.
Joel-Ogundadegbe said that ” the victim was on oxygen in the Trauma centre Ondo and back to life, but yet to regain consciousness and strength to talk.
Ogundadegbe noted that no one was yet to identify the boyfriend of the victim, but that his neighbours said he is a footballer.
She said that Funmilola needed to be referred to the Federal Medical Centre for a service of a neurosurgeon, due to the deep wound on her head.
The state Commander of Amotekun, Chief Adetunji Adeleye, said his men rushed the victim to the hospital.
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