Ogun state police command says it has arrested a 40 year old man Olanrewaju Bamidele for allegedly beaten his wife, Adenike Olarenwaju to death.

The suspect was arrested yesterday following a report lodged at Ofada Police post by the victim’s fifteen year old son, Ayomide Olanrewaju.

The spokesman of the state’s command, Mr. Abimbola Oyeyemi said in Abeokuta that Master Olanrewaju reported that his deceased mother had a misunderstanding with his father which resulted to a fight between them. 

Mr. Oyeyemi pointed out that the boy claimed that his father used a big stick to beat the victim to comma, after which he used a screw driver to stab her on the head resulting to the death of his mother.

The Ogun state police public Relations officer said the Officer in-charge of Ofada Police post, Akinfolahan Oluseye led his men to the scene at Bisodun village where the suspect who has been held down by the people of the Community was handed over to the police and he was immediately taken to Owode-Egba divisional headquarters for interrogation

Mr. Oyeyemi noted that the preliminary investigation showed that the suspect who was fond of beating his wife from time to time, was about to bury the his wife secretly when the deceased children saw him digging a grave by the side of his house, alerted their neighbours.

He said the corpse of the victim had been deposited at Olabisi Onabanjo teaching hospital mortuary Sagamu for autopsy while the screw driver and the stick which the suspect used to kill the victim have also been recovered.

Olusegun Folarin


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