A 45 year old man in Lagos was on trial yesterday for allegedly setting his own mother ablaze in her house .
Bamidele Bakare burnt his 87 year old mother identified as Folorunsho Bakare who was fast asleep when the house was set ablaze on Monday night.
Bamidele prevented any person occupying the house to help her out ,threatening to burn him or her on spot.
Before he set a building located on 16, Ishola Street ablaze, he evacuated his five children and property from one of the rooms he occupied.
Other occupants of the house scrambled out of their respective apartments for safety but due to Bamidele’s threats ,none could save the 87 year old lady.