Pregnant woman who was bathed with hot oil over puff puff loses pregnancy
25 year old woman, Chiwendu Nwobodo who was bathed
with hot groundnut oil by a neighbour in Surulere Lagos
over puff puff supposedly worth N900 has lost her two-
According to PUNCH Metro, Her husband,
Chigozie, said that his wife had also developed
complications as her left ear was now oozing pus and that
Iya Daniel has been re-arrested and detained at the State
Department of Criminal Investigation, Yaba.
This whole incident reportedly happened because Chiwendu
and Iya Daniel, who were neighbours and lived on
Ogbomosho Street, Ijesha, in the Surulere area had had a
disagreement which made Pregnant Chiwendu kick some
puff puff that belonged to Iya Daniel.
which she said was worth N900. Chinwe’s Husband,
Chigozie promised to reimburse Iya Daniel of her damaged
However, after Chinwe returned from work on the evening
of the fateful day, the airport worker was said to have gone
to the toilet. As she came out of the toilet, Iya
Danielreportedly waylaid her and emptied a pail of hot
groundnut oil on her.
She was subsequently rushed to the hospital and placed on
The suspect was arrested by policemen from the Ijesha
division, but was later released on bail.
Chigozie on Wednesday said that his wife had lost their
“She developed complications and started losing
blood from her private parts. We were advised to do
a scan, and the result showed that she had lost the
“We were advised to take her to the Lagos State
University Teaching Hospital. The doctors said they
will have to flush her system to remove the remains
of the baby. They also prescribed some drugs to
“I am sad because it was supposed to be our first
child. We have been married since May 2014 and
we were happy when our family doctor confirmed
that she was pregnant. But now that she has lost it.
I am angry because Iya Daniel caused it.”
Chigozie said she wanted the suspect charged for the injury
on his wife and the loss of her pregnancy.
He said: “This is murder. I want the law to take its
full course in this case,” he said.