51 years old man strangulates wife to death in Ogun - NEWS FRONTIER DAILY


Thursday, October 13, 2022

51 years old man strangulates wife to death in Ogun

By Peter Adedoyin

Men of Ogun State Police Command have arrested a 51 years old man, Oluranti Badejo for beating his 40 years old wife, Folasade Badejo to death. 

The Police Public Relations Officer, Ogun State command, Abimbola Oyeyemi, made the disclosure in a statement he made available to newsmen in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital.

According to Oyeyemi, "the suspect was arrested following a report lodged at Mowe divisional headquarters by the younger sister of the deceased,  who reported that she received an information from her elder sister's daughter that her elder sister who lives with her husband at No. 7, Madam Felicia street, Orimerunmu, Mowe has been beaten to death by her husband". 

"Upon the report, the DPO Mowe division, SP Folake Afeniforo, dispatched the divisional detectives to the scene where the suspect was promptly arrested". 

"The lifeless body of the victim was there and then evacuated to the mortuary in Sagamu for post mortem examination". 

"Preliminary investigation revealed that the suspect strangled the deceased during a scuffle as a result of minor disagreement". 

Having realized that he has killed his wife,  the suspect used hot iron to burn parts of the body of the deceased, so as to look as if she was electrocuted". 

"But unfortunately for him, their 8 years old daughter was there and witnessed the whole thing". 

"It was the daughter who testified seen her father strangulating her  deceased mother to death". 

Meanwhile, the State Commissioner of Police, Lanre Bankole, has directed that the suspect be taken to Homicide section of the state Criminal Investigation Departments for further investigation and diligent prosecution. 

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