Kofoworola Badru, the spouse of late Lagos socialite, Kayode Badru, burnt to loss of life throughout a deliverance session, has been arrested and detained on the order of his household for allegedly conspiring with a prophet to burn him to loss of life.
The Lagos socialite died on Wednesday, May 5, after his pastor allegedly sprayed fragrance on him whereas he was holding a lit candle.
Badru had visited the Celestial Church of Christ for prayers and was requested to kneel down whereas surrounded by seven elders and a number of other lit candles when the unlucky incident occurred.
However, his spouse stated she had been accused wrongly by his household whereas narrating her ordeal within the fingers of his relations, particularly his brother, Gbenga Badru.
Kofoworola stated, “My husband’s younger brother claims that I conspired with the pastor to roast my husband to death, because of his properties.
“He wrote a petition against me at Alagbon Police Station. In the petition, it was written that I don’t have (any) family and I’m an orphan and that I conspired with the pastor to kill my husband because of money. They also accused me of moving and selling things from the house the night he died.
“I was picked up on July 1, which is the first day I went out of the house after my 41 days (of) mourning. I was made to sleep at the station, even after I told them I have a one-year-old baby. I was only released on bail the next day being July 2 and I have been asked to report at the station tomorrow, Monday.
“On the night my husband died, while we were at the mortuary, my husband’s brother claimed that I didn’t greet him and beat the hell out of me despite knowing that I recently had a surgery.
“The whole family came to the house the following day and ordered everybody out that they wanted to lock the house. They arrested me even though they know I have no relationship with the pastor. They also claimed I bribed police officers at Panti not to give them the autopsy report.
“I’m very scared, I have two kids, aged 3 and one, my body has been shaking since that day till now, I’m traumatised.”