A man identified as Femi Adebowale who is said to be 40-year-old has been arrested in Agbado area of Ogun state by the men of the Ogun State Police Command for allegedly beating his 37-year-old wife, Kuburat to death over an allegation of adultery.
The incident was reported to have happened on Monday at Campbell Street in Agbado area in Ifo Local Government area in Ogun state.
The suspect claimed that his late wife has been engaging in the act of adultery for a long time and have done this up to the extent of dating one of his neighbours.
In a statement made available to newsmen by the Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, the suspect and the deceased engaged in fierce arguments over Adebowale’s inability to give his wife the exact amount requested for her brother’s naming ceremony.
The deceased who was also the wife of the suspect was allegedly beaten to death over her refusal to collect the sum of N10,000 given to her.
The suspect was arrested after the brother of the deceased made a report to the Police in Agbado Police Station and the suspect was arrested.
The corpse of the deceased hence has been deposited at the mortuary of Ifo General Hospital while the State Commissioner of Police, Ahmed Iliyasu had directed that the case be transferred to Homicide section of the Criminal Investigation and Intelligent Department for further investigation.