Crime

Man allegedly Kills Wife Over Infidelity

Operatives of Ogun State Police Command have arrested a 46 year old staff of Remo North Local government, Sobola Olatunji for allegedly stabbing his 38 year old wife to death on mere suspicion of infidelity.

The suspect was arrested after the father of the deceased, Alhaji Ambali Yinusa reported at Owode-Egba divisional headquarters that his son in law had allegedly stabbed his daughter to death.

The Police Public Relations Officer, Mr Abimbola Oyeyemi said in Abeokuta that the father of the deceased claimed that  his son in law Sobola Olatunji had misunderstanding with his wife Momudat Sobola which led to a physical fight between them.

He alleged that the suspect took a knife and stabbed his wife at the back.

Mr Oyeyemi said the suspect who was arrested claimed that he suspected his wife to  have been having extra marital relationship because of some text messages he saw on her phone. 

He  said corpse of the deceased had been deposited at Olabisi Onabanjo University teaching hospital morgue for autopsy.

Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, Mr Edward Ajogun has ordered the immediate transfer of the case to homicide section of the State criminal investigation and intelligence department for further investigation and prosecution.

Olusegun Folarin

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