Man Kills Wife Over Alleged Matrimonial Issues

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By; RAYMOND TEDUNJAYE, Lagos

A middle aged man is now under going interrogation in police custody in Lagos over the alleged murder of his wife.

Identified as David Idibie of  Joado street, Oke Ira Nla in Ajah area of the state, the killer husband was alleged to have engaged the wife in a hot argument on certain matrimonial issues.

The late wife, named Juliana Idibie, 42, according to report slumped and sustained severe head injury in the process.

While lying in her pool of blood, the angry husband refused to rescue her until she gave up the ghost.

The police operatives attached to Langbasa Division, Ajah, who were informed of the ugly incident by a neighbour of the couple, were said to have raced to the scene, arrested the suspect and evacuated the corpse to the mortuary.

The police public relations officer, CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi confirmed the incident in a release made available to journalists.

According to the release, the Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu, 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.

The police boss has ordered that the matter be transferred to the State Criminal Investigation Department, Panti, Yaba, for proper investigation.

While reiterating his zero tolerance for crimes and criminality, especially domestic violence, 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.

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