A 24 years old man, Mojiyagbe Olamilekan, a resident of Oke ola area of Ode Remo has been arrested by men of Ogun state police command for allegedly stabbing his wife to death with scissors.
The suspect was arrested following a distress call received by the police in Ode Remo divisional headquarters at about 3 pm on Wednesday 3rd of November 2021, that the suspect locked himself and his wife, one Seun Mojiyagbe, up in their room, and started beating the wife, and that it was the wife’s voice that attracted the neighbours who tried all efforts to persuade the suspect to open the door but he refused.
Upon the distress call, the DPO Ode Remo division, CSP Olayemi Fagbohun, quickly mobilized his men and moved to the scene where the door to the couple’s apartment was forced open. The victim was found lying down unconscious in the pool of her own blood.
She was quickly rushed to the state hospital in Isara Remo where she was pronounced dead by the doctor on duty.
The husband was promptly arrested and taken to custody, while the corpse of the victim has been deposited at the mortuary for autopsy.
Confirming the incident, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi who is the spokesperson of the state police command, said the state commissioner of police CP Lanre Bankole has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspect to the homicide section of the state criminal investigation and intelligence department for further investigation with the view to charging him to court as soon as possible.