Punch Reports that A 55- year-old woman, Florence Aladenoye, was mauled to death by a dog in Idanre, in Idanre, Ondo State.

It was gathered that after the dog attacked her, the victim was rushed to the Federal Medical Centre, Owo, where she later died.

The state Police Public Relations Officer, Mr Wole Ogodo, confirmed the incident, and added that after the dog attacked the woman, she was taken to 5 different hospitals before she died at the FMC.

Ogodo said the owner of the dog, Mr. Olofingbasote Afolabi, has been arrested and is being detained at the State Department of Criminal Investigation.

Ogodo said,

“The matter was reported to Afolabi, the owner for the dog, but he did not take any action to treat the victim. So the victim was taken to five different hospitals before she died at the FMC.”

The Police spokesman stated that the corpse has been deposited at a morgue, while investigation is ongoing.

Ogodo urged residents of the state who reared dogs and other domestic animals to ensure that their animals were properly kept and immunised.


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