Men of Ogun State Police Command have arrested One Femi Adebowale for beating his wife Kuburat Adebowale to death on Monday July 17, 2017.
According to the Police, the suspect, a resident of No.15 Campbell Street Agbado in Ifo local Government Area of Ogun State 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.
“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 alleged that the deceased has been involving in act of infidelity for quite some time to the extent that she was dating their next door neighbor.
He 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”.
ASP Abimbola Oyeyemi, PRO Ogun command disclosed that 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.
He quoted CP IIyasu warning that the Command will not tolerate any form of domestic violence just as he advised couples to desist from resorting to violence whenever they have disagreement in their home.
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