Tolani Alabi who was set ablaze by her boyfriend, Orji Ifeanyichukwu, for allegedly cheating on him has died as a result of the injuries sustained from the burns.
The 24 years old Tolani Afolabi died after being set ablaze by her lover Ifeanyi who claimed he saw her love chats and nude pictures she was sending to another lover on her phone.
The Lagos State Police Spokesperson, Bala Elkana Confirmed the incident, he said “On 7/12/2019 at about 1145hrs, operatives of Iba Police Station arrested one Orji Ifeanyichukwu Victor ‘m’ 19 years old of G54 Army Post Service Housing Estate, Ojo, Lagos for setting one Alabi Tolani Mariam ‘f’ 24 years, ablaze. “The suspect confessed that he used petrol to set the victim ablaze. “The suspect who is 19 years met the victim, a 24-year-old girl on 28/2/2019 through a hookup and she moved into his house in March.” “They have since then cohabited as lovers.
The suspect finished his Secondary School in 2016 at Gbagada Senior Grammar School and is seeking for admission into tertiary institution.” He claimed that the late lover Tolani reportedly promised to become faithful to him alone but soon after they started dating started cheating on him, he said he has so many reports about her cheating on him even while living with him and had warned her of the dare consequences but she never kept to her words.