The height of wickedness best describes a housewife and mother of three (3), Wasiu Kehinde’s behaviour who, out of jealousy, murdered one Olugbade Tosin, her husband’s concubine.
The jealous housewife, Kehinde was arrested following a report lodged at Onipanu Divisional Headquarters, Ota by the husband of the deceased, Mr. Fatai Olugbade on the 22nd of November,2021.
Mr. Fatai lodged a complaint that sometimes in August 2021, he accused his wife of having extra marital affair with one Ismail Wasiu, and to his surprise, the said wife packed out of his house and moved to the house of Ismail Wasiu.
He stated further that on the 14th of November 2021, he learnt that the wife of Ismail Wasiu had an argument with his wife, and the said Wasiu’s wife poured petrol on Tosin and set her ablaze.
The deceased, Tosin Olugbade was rushed to the hospital by her family members but unfortunately gave up the ghost while receiving treatment.
Upon the report, the Dpo Onipanu division, CSP Bamidele job, quickly mobilized his men and moved to the scene where the husband of Kehinde who had allegedly asked his wife to run away was arrested.
The case was transferred to the homicide section of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department (SCIID) for a discreet investigation.
CSP Femi Olabode tasked to fish out the 32-years-old suspect, led the homicide team to embark on technical and intelligence based investigation, which led to the apprehension of the suspected housewife, Kehinde Abdul Wasiu at Saki area in Oyo state.
Upon interrogation, the suspected housewife confessed to the committed the crime, but claimed she didn’t know what came over her the day the unfortunateincidence happened.
Confirming the incidence, Ogun State Police Command Image Maker, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi said preliminary investigation also revealed that the suspect and her husband initially lied to the family of the deceased that it was cooking gas that exploded and burnt the deceased. But when the lie was exposed, the husband quickly asked the wife to take to flight.
The Commissioner of Police, CP Lanre Bankole after being briefed of the incidence, ordered a speedy conclusion of the investigation with the view to charge the case to court as soon as possible.