Operatives of Ogun State Police Command on Saturday, February 13, 2021 arrested one Sobola Olatunji a 46 years-old staff of Remo North Local government for stabbing his 38-years-old wife to death on mere suspicious of infidelity.
The suspect was arrested following a complaint by the father of the deceased one Alhaji Ambali Yinusa, who reported at Owode-Egba divisional headquarters that his son in-law, Sobola Olatunji had a misunderstanding with his wife, Momudat Sobola which led to a physical fight between them and Olatunji took a knife and stabbed his wife at the back in the process.
Upon the report, the DPO Owode-Egba division, CSP Matthew Ediae dispatched his detectives to the scene where the suspect was promptly arrested and his wife 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 twenty (20) years alleged that he suspected his wife to have been having extra marital relationship because of some text messages and 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 woman who bore him three (3) children. The corpse of the deceased had been deposited at Olabisi Onabanjo University teaching hospital morgue for autopsy.
Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, CP Edward A. Ajogun has ordered the immediate transfer of the case to homicide section of the State criminal investigation and intelligence department for further investigation and prosecution.