Ondo State Police Command has said that the two children of a couple who died after a mysterious fire gutted their apartment were alive.
It said the children were responding to treatment at the Federal Medical Center, Owo, Owo local government area.
Grandmother of the children, identified as Iforiti, reportedly told rescuers that she set apartment ablaze because she was not being taken care of.
The couple, Mr. Victor Oloro and his wife, Rachael died at the hospital but initial report said one of their children also died.
But Ondo Police spokesman, SP Funmilayo Odunlami Omisanya, confirmed that both children were alive and responding to treatment.
Omisanya also confirmed that the suspect has been admitted at the FMC, Owo because she sustained injuries in the inferno.
It was gathered that her eldest son initially locked her up in one of the rooms until Wednesday morning when the police and the family took her to the hospital.
Source: The Nation