House Maid Bites Madam on Her Breasts till Death at Ibadan


The police in Oyo State are investigating how an alleged

bite by a housemaid, Elizabeth Fatoki, led to the death of

her employer’s neighbour.

According to a source, the deceased, identified as Tawa

Lawal, 30, was engaged in a brawl with the maid when the

latter bit her breast, Vanguard reports.

Mrs. Lawal was then rushed to a hospital, where she died

after some days.

The deceased was a mother of three.

Her children are Barakat, 15; Waris, 10; and Aliya, 2. Their

mother has since been buried according to Islamic rites.


While narrating the circumstances that led to the death of

his wife, Mr. Aliu Lawal, said after the quarrel during which

the suspect allegedly bit her, she complained of headache

and pains at night.

He explained further that she was rushed to Alaafia

Hospital, Mokola, Ibadan, where she died later.

Doctor’s diagnosis

The doctor, who attended to her on arrival at the hospital,

Dr. Adedamola Odebode, said tetanus infection could not

have been the cause of her death.

The suspect was said to have gone into hiding after the

unfortunate incident.

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