A 46-year-old man, who allegedly stabbed his wife, 38-year-old to death on mere suspicious of infidelity has been arrested by the Police in Ogun.
The suspect, Sobola Olatunji was arrested following a complaint by the father of the deceased, Alhaji Ambali Yinusa.
Yinusa, was said to have reported the incident at the Owode-Egba Divisional Headquarters that his son in law, Sobola had misunderstanding with his wife, Momudat which led to a physical fight between them.
In a statement by the Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, in the process, the husband took a knife and stabbed his wife at the back.
“Upon the report, the DPO, Owode-Egba Division, Matthew Ediae, a Chief Superintendent of Police dispatched his detectives to the scene where the suspect was promptly arrested and the victim was quickly rushed to the hospital for treatment. But while the treatment was going on, the victim gave up the ghost”.
“On interrogation, the suspect who claimed to have married to the deceased for 20 years alleged that he suspected his wife to have been having extra marital relationship because of some text messages he found on her phone”, he stated..
The PPRO stated further that it was when he challenged his late wife about his suspicions that fight broke out between them which eventually led to the death of the mother of three.
Oyeyemi disclosed that the corpse of the deceased had been deposited at Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital, Sagamu, morgue for autopsy.
Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, Edward Ajogun had ordered the immediate transfer of the case to the Homicide Section of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, Eleweran for further investigation and prosecution.