A husband identified as Olanrewaju Bamidele has been arrested by officials of the Ogun State Police Command for allegedly stabbing his wife, Adenike Olanrewaju to death with screwdriver.
This was contained in a statement released by the Police Public Relations in the state, Abimbola Oyeyemi on January, 20.
The police disclosed that the suspect, Bamidele was arrested by the police after his son identified as Ayomide Olanrewaju reported that his deceased mother was murdered by his father over misunderstanding.
According to the son, he revealed that he watched his father hit his mother with a big stick which made her fall into a coma before his father stabbed her on the head with a screwdriver.
The suspect who had been nabbed by the people of the community was handed over to the team of policemen led by the officer-in-charge Ofada Police Post, DSP Akinfolahan Oluseye who led his men to the scene at Bisodun village.
The suspect has been taken to Owode-Egba Divisional Headquarters where he is currently being interrogated.
The corpse of the victim has been deposited at Olabisi Onabanjo Teaching Hospital Mortuary, Sagamu for autopsy, while the screwdriver and the stick which the suspect used to kill the victim have also been recovered” he said.
The suspect, who is known for battering his wife, was arrested after his children caught him preparing a shallow grave near their home to bury their deceased mum.
While reacting on the sad incident, Abimbola disclosed that the suspect will be charged to court once investigation has been completed.