The Ondo State Police Command has arrested a 16-year-old girl for allegedly pushing a 52-year-old woman, Medinat Aliu, to death in Isolo, in the Akure area of the state.
gathered that on the day of the incident, the deceased and the suspect had an augment over a matter that bordered on a well in the neighbourhood.
A source in the community said the argument degenerated into a scuffle, and in the process, the teenager allegedly pushed Aliu and she fell to death.
“The issue began when the suspect was fetching water from the well in the area after she had earlier taken her bath. The deceased observed that the suspect did not cover her hair and she told her to cover the hair.
“That was what led to the altercation. As the deceased tried to move the suspect away from the well, the suspect pushed Aliu and she fell and died later,” the source said.
Contacted, the state Police Public Relations Officer, Funmilayo Odunlami, confirmed the incident, adding that investigation into the case had commenced.
“The case has been transferred to State Criminal Investigative Department for further investigation,” the PPRO stated.
However, it was gathered that the deceased had been buried according to the Islamic rites.