A pastor, Adejare Adebayo, has been remanded in prison for allegedly cutting off his wife’s breast. The 61-year-old was remanded in Agodi Prison, Ibadan yesterday [Jan 09] by a magistrates’ court.
After cutting off the left breast of his wife, Mrs. Risikayat Adegbule (43), she was said to have died a few days later.
The incident happened at Onikankan Village, Ibadan on Christmas Eve.
He was quoted as saying that he cut the breast because his late wife had earlier suffered cancer in the breast. When he appeared before Chief Magistrate F. Richard of Court 2 yesterday, Adebayo pleaded not guilty to the one-count charge.
Before adjourning the case till February 14, the Chief Magistrate ordered the accused to be remanded in Agodi Prison.