Esther Godwin was arrested by Ondo the state police Command officers for allegedly pouring boiling water on Endurance Samuel, whom she accused of having illegal romance with her husband.
The incident occurred in the state’s Idanre, Idanre Local Government Area.
Commenting about the incident, Samuel refuted having an affair with the suspect’s spouse, claiming that she worked as a field laborer alongside her husband.
“Esther called me from where I was learning tailoring to come and collect the palm oil her husband is owing me. I also work as a labourer for her husband and some other farmers in the town.
“I rushed out of my oga’s shop excitedly, not knowing that the call was just to lure me to her shop where she was selling food to pour hot water on me for the offence I did not commit,” she said.
The suspect’s husband, Godwin, also denied having any affair with the victim.
“I am the one paying for the victim’s treatment at the hospital since the incident happened till date,” he said.