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Husband stabs wife to death over suspicion of infidelity

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Operatives of Ogun police command on Saturday arrested one Sobola Olatunji a 46-year -old staff of Remo North Local government for stabbing his 38-year -old  wife to death on mere suspicious of infidelity.
DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi,  the Spokesperson of the command stated this in a statement issued in Abeokuta on Monday. 

According to Oyeyemi,  the  suspect was arrested following a complaint by the father of the deceased , one Alhaji Ambali Yinusa who reported at Owode-Egba divisional headquarters.

He noted that the father of the deceased said his son in law Sobola Olatunji  had misunderstanding with his wife Momudat Sobola which led to a physical fight between them.

” He stated further that in the process, Sobola Olatunji took a knife and stabbed his wife at the back.

“Upon the report, the DPO Owode-Egba division, CSP Matthew Ediae 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 saw on her phone. 

“He 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.

” The corpse of the deceased had been deposited at Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital Morgue for autopsy,” he said. 

He said that the  Commissioner of Police, CP Edward Ajogun had ordered the immediate transfer of the case to Homicide Section of the State criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department for further investigation and prosecution.

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