A 14-year-old maid, Mary Akinnifesi, who poisoned her boss’ meal, has revealed the reason for her action. She said her boss, Nasiru Akinlosotu, always beat her whenever she did anything wrong.
She explained that after she had cooked beans for the family on Friday, she added poison in Akinlosotu’s share. The incident happened at the family’s residence on Adetomowo Street, Ondo town, Ondo State.
Akinlosotu, 63, said the food had a strange taste and a foul odour prompting him to call her and demand an explanation. He said he vomited the little had consumed.
Akinnifesi has been arrested by the Ondo State Police Command for attempted murder.
It was gathered that Akinifesi was handed over to the police at the Yaba Police Division in Ondo town.
The Public Relations Officer of the state police command, Femi Joseph, said the case would be investigated.