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Tragedy: Oman returnee throws her two daughters into well in Osun

A middle-aged mother who had recently returned from Oman was detained for reportedly throwing her two kids into a well in Osogbo, the capital of Osun State.

According to reports, the lady simply named as Omowumi urged her daughters Darasimi, 8, and Nimisire, 5, to follow her to the well where she seized them both and threw them in.

A resident said

The police have arrested the woman after the incident. The woman told the mob that she was frustrated. She is mentally unwell. She just returned from Oman.

Confirming the incident, the spokesman of the state fire service, Ibrahim Adekunle, said efforts are being made to rescue the children out of the well.

Police spokesperson Yemisi Opalola confirmed the incident, saying “the woman is suspected to be mentally unstable.”

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