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.
Liveschoolnews.com.ng 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.
Late Wunmi Agbeluyi
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.
liveschoolnews.com.ng 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
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
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.
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