A 30yrs old housewife, Adedoyin Adeniyi, has
been stabbed in the face by her female neighbour, Zainab Fatai, for
allegedly exposing her adulterous acts.
The incident happened at Olu Abiodun street by Papa Major bus stop at Ijegun area where both the suspect and the victim reside.
Trouble started after Zainab’s husband, Asis from Kwara state, was
informed that his wife was the mother of two children from two different
The Ogun state-born Zainab was mad after her husband confronted her over the alleged adultery and provided evidence. She suspected that Adedoyin informed her husband that she went to a hotel with her secret lover.
She said it was only Adedoyin that knew her movement who must have
informed her husband. She reportedly broke a glass and stabbed her in
the face. She was badly injured and rushed to a hospital.
According to PMExpress, the matter was reported at Isheri Oshun division and Zainab was arrested.
Though Adedoyin denied that she was the person that exposed the truth to
Zainab’s husband, but she insisted that she was the only neighbour who
knew her “dirty secret”.
The law will take it course. Zainab was charged before a Magistrates’
court sitting in Ejigbo with assault occasioning harm under the Criminal
She pleaded guilty and begged for leniency.
The presiding Magistrate, Mr A. A. Fashola, ordered her to be remanded
in prison custody and the matter was adjourned to December 12, 2016, for
fact and sentence.