The Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, Owo has been thrown into mourning following the sudden death of a 20 year old National Diploma (ND) Science Laboratory Technology (SLT) student of the institution, Wunmi Agbeluyi after a herbalist allegedly helped her to terminate the pregnancy.
Late Wunmi Agbeluyi
ngschoolz.com grapevine gathered that the decease simply identified as Wunmi Agbeluyi met her untimely death after her supposed boyfriend (the herbalist) who allegedly put the deceased in the family way and in a desperate bid to terminate the pregnancy gave her some concoction to drink in order to flush it down.
However, detectives in the Ondo State Police command have picked up the herbalist. He is currently being quizzed at the Special Investigative Bureau (SIB).
Reports from Police detectives indicated that the deceased who is now an orphan was the daughter of a herbalist. The suspect, according to findings is an apprentice to the father of the deceased when he was alive. ngschoolz.com grapevine gathered that the suspect has been showing interest in the deceased before her father’s death but was hindered because the late father disapproved of the relationship.
But when the father later died, the suspect walked his way into the heart of the deceased and a relationship ensued and he begin to fend for her. Some years into the relationship, the unexpected reportedly happened and the suspect reportedly prepared a concoction for his lover to terminate the unwanted pregnancy.
It was gathered that the lovers agreed that they were not ready to be parents hence the option of an abortion. The deceased was said to have taken the concoction and after some days she develop-ed severe abdominal pain. Sensing that trouble was knocking at his door, the suspect was said to have rushed her to a private hospital where the doctor who was recently picked up and quizzed by detectives helped them to evacuate the remnants of the pregnancy.
After the flushing by the doctor in the private hospital, her persistent complaint of abdominal pain made the suspect to relocate her to the State general hospital where she later gave up the ghost.
Contacted, the Police Image Maker Femi Joseph said the suspect is in police custody. Joseph assured that the matter was still under investigation and findings would be made public.