A 19-year-old female student of the Osun State Polytechnic, Iree, simply identified as Yetunde, has been nabbed by the state Police command, Osogbo, for allegedly pouring hot water on her lover, Adelana also a student of the polytechnic.

Yetunde allegedly poured hot water on Adelana, a Higher National Diploma (HND) student of the polytechnic during a disagreement between them, a day after Adelana’s birthday celebration.

It was gathered that Adelana birthday celebration with friends, including ladies did not go down well with his girlfriend. This was the cause of the argument that made her attack him with hot water, which left his chest, neck and right hand severely injured and he was rushed to a private hospital in the town..

According to report, the ugly incident happened at the Miracle Hall, located close to the Baptist High School where both Yetunde and Adelana reside.

When contacted, the Media Relations Officer of the institution, Mr. Tope Abiola said that the management could not do anything about the incident because it took place outside the campus of the institution. “It’s very unfortunate and we sympathize with the victim and his parents. It’s a criminal act; the school does not have power over it. It all happened in Iree town, so, there is nothing the school can do about it.  “Notwithstanding, we urge the law enforcement agency to investigate the matter,” he said.