The police in Oyo state is investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a 29-year-old pregnant woman, Azeezat Dhikirulahi, who was found dead in her room in the Ijefun community in Oyo state.
She was seven months pregnant.
According to reports, Azeezat who got married three years ago and was expecting a child recently returned to Oyo state from Kano state where she had gone to spend some time with her husband who resides there.
Her mother in law, Mrs. Idiat Hamzat who discovered her body said she came to the house of the deceased to check on her but was shocked to see her in the pool of her own blood with a very big stone beside her. She immediately raised an alarm and the police were alerted.
Confirming the incident, spokesperson of the Oyo state police command, SP Fadeyi Olugbenga, said an investigation has since commenced. He said the body of the deceased has been deposited in the morgue and the stone picked up as evidence.