The Ogun State Police Command has arrested a woman,Olanshile Nasirudeen, 47 for allegedly stabbing her husband, 51 to death at Ijebu Ode area of Ogun State.
SECURITY REPORTERS.com gathered that the suspect, a co-butcher with her husband and fourth wife of the man, killed him for allegedly impregnating another woman and trying to bring her in as the fifth wife.
Ogun State Police Spokesman, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi who confirmed the incident, said:”The suspect was arrested, following a distress call received by the DPO in charge of Obalende Divisional Headquartera, Ijebu ode, that the suspect who is a co- butcher with the deceased, sighted a woman who her husband recently impregnated at the abattoir, and she started questioning the woman about her audacity to get pregnant for her husband.
“This led to a hot argument between her and the husband as a result of which the suspect picked a knife, and stabbed the man at the back joint of his left leg, thereby, cutting one of his veins.
He was quickly rushed to a nearby hospital for first aid, and later transferred to Ijebu Ode General Hospital where he eventually gave up the ghost while receiving treatment, due to excessive bleeding.
“Upon the distress call, the DPO Obalende Division, SP Murphy Salami, led his men to the scene, but the suspect has taken to flight before their arrival. She was subsequently traced, and was eventually arrested in her hideout at Mobalufon area of Ijebu Ode.
“On interrogation, the suspect, who happened to be the fourth wife of the deceased, claimed that it was her husband who first slapped her simply because she asked his new wife her mission at her market stand.
“The corpse had been released to the family for burial in accordance with Islamic rights after autopsy was conducted on it”.
Meanwhile, the State commissioner of police, Edward Awolowo Ajogun, has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspect to homicide section of the State criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department , for discreet investigation and prosecution”.