The woman claimed that the young undergraduate was having an illicit affair with her husband and decided to pour boiled water on her in the early hours of that fateful day.
According to Kelechi Agwu, who happens to be the eldest wife of Mr Agwu, she became suspicious of her husband and the lady some months ago. However, to confirm her earlier suspicion, there was rumour about the activities of her husband and this young lady.
The 200 level student of Language and Literature of LASU was bathed with boiled water by Kelechi over an issue she claimed was untrue.
When O’odua Trust visited the clinic of the Lagos State University where the 25-year-old Adejumoke Okunuga is receiving medical attention, the condition of the Ikene-born lady was so critical that she could not express herself us.
O’odua Trust observed that the boiled water poured on her affected her neck to the upper part of her breasts.
O’odua Trust also spoke with the polygamist husband of Mrs. Kelechi Agwu. Mr. Agwu, in his statement, said there was nothing between him and the lady, apart from the fact thay they lived in the same neighbourhood.
According to him, Kelechi has always been a troublesome and quarrelsome woman who had been involved in different forms of fracas in the past. Mr Agwu also said he will not go to the police station to effect the bail of his estranged wife.
When O’odua Trust spoke with the police spokesman in Lagos, Mr Frank Mba, he said the suspect had been charged to the magistrate court at Ojo that same day on one count charge of grievous harm. Kelechi, who is in her early thirties, has been remanded in the Kirikiri Maximum Prison pending the time her case would be heard again.
According to the police spokesperson, the suspect may spend the next seven years in prison custody if found guilty of the offences.