The Lagos State Police Command has arrested one Mr. David Idibie of Joado Street, Oke Ira Nla in Ajah Area of Lagos State for the murder of his wife, Idibie Juliana on Tuesday, February 16, 2021 around 10:00pm.
Fasnews gathered that late 42-year-old Juliana had engaged her husband, David, the suspect in a hot argument on certain matrimonial issues and in the process, she slumped and sustained severe head injury and while lying in her pool of blood, the angry husband refused to rescue her until she gave up the ghost.
Police operatives attached to Langbasa Division, Ajah, who were informed of the ugly incident by one of the couple’s neighbor, raced to the scene, arrested the suspect and evacuated Juliana’s corpse to the mortuary.
The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, CP Hakeem Odumosu has condemned the act and vowed to work with other relevant government agencies and Non-Governmental bodies to tackle domestic violence to a standstill in the state and in the main time, ordered that the matter be transferred to the State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID), Panti, Yaba for proper investigation.
While reiterating his zero tolerance for crimes and criminality, especially domestic violence, CP Hakeem Odumosu admonishes couples to always resolve their differences and conflicts with decorum and maturity as the law will not spear anyone who kills his or her spouse.