A forty years old man allegedly beats wife, Kuburat, 37, to death in the Agbado area of Ogun State on Monday.
According to The Punch report, the incident occurred at their residence in Agbado area of the state when the deceased asked her husband for the money she would spend on her younger brother’s naming ceremony.
The man, Femi Adebowale, gave the deceased N10,000, but the deceased insisted that the money was not enough, which led to a fight that resulted in her death.
Femi is now currently in the custody of State Police Command according to The Punch. The Punch report quoted a statement issued on Friday by the Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Abimbola Oyeyemi to corroborate this.
Oyeyemi said the suspect was arrested following a complaint from the deceased’s younger brother, Shakiru Alao, who reported at Agbado Division that his elder sister had been beaten to death by the husband over an allegation of adultery.
Oyeyemi added, “In the suspect’s statement, he alleged that the deceased had been involving in act of infidelity for quite some time to the extent that she was dating their next door neighbour.
Meanwhile, the state Commissioner of Police, Ahmed Iliyasu, has ordered that the case should be transferred to the homicide section of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department for further investigation and possible prosecution of the suspect.
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