Husband beats wife to death over alleged adultery
Daud Olatunji, Abeokuta
Men of Ogun State Police Command have arrested One Femi Adebowale for allegedly beating his wife, Kuburat Adebowale to death over allegation of adultery.
The suspect was said to have alleged that his late wife has been involving in act of infidelity for quite some time to the extent that she was dating their next door neighbor.
The State Police Public Relations Officer ,Abimbola Oyeyemi disclosed this in a statement ,saying ,the incident occurred on Monday at 15 Campbell Street Agbado in Ifo local Govt area of Ogun State.
Oyeyemi said the suspect was arrested following a complaint from the younger brother of the deceased one Shakiru Alao who reported at Agbado Division that his elder sister has been beaten to death by the husband over allegation of adultery.
He said “upon his complaint, the DPO Agbado Csp Sunday Omonijo led his men to the scene where the suspect was promptly arrested.
“In his statement, the suspect stated further that on the fateful day, the deceased asked him for money which she will spend on her younger brother’s naming ceremony of which he gave her the sum of #10,000 but the deceased insisted that the money was not enough.
“ It was her adulterous practice that made him to refuse giving her more money and which was the genesis of the fight that resulted to her death.
“ The body of the deceased has been deposited at Ifo General Hospital mortuary for autopsy.
Meanwhile the Commissioner of Police has ordered the case to be transferred to Homicide section of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department for further investigation and possible prosecution of the suspect.
‘The Cp warned that the Command will not tolerate any form of domestic violence, he also advised couples to desist from resorting to violence whenever they have disagreement in their homes.