The Lagos State High Court has on Friday sentenced Lekan Shonde, 51 to death by hanging for killing his wife, Ronke.
Naija News reports that Shonde, a depot worker in the Apapa area of Lagos State, was found guilty for the murder of his wife in their home in the Egbeda-Idimu area of Lagos.
The 51-year-old Lekan allegedly beat his wife to death at their home in the Egbeda-Idimu area of Lagos State.
Shonde was said to have locked the door on the corpse and their two children before the incident was discovered by a housekeeper and later reported to the police that led to the arrest and prosecution of Shonde.
He accused his wife and mother of the two of his kids, of sleeping with the general manager of one publishing company in Lagos.
He identified the man his wife was allegedly sleeping with as Kayode.
Haven evaluated the evidence brought before the Court, the presiding judge, Justice Josephine Oyefeso sentenced Lekan to death based on the conviction that the convict killed his wife
Shonde and his late wife were said to have been indulging in domestic violence before the incident that led to the death of his wife and brought doom on Shonde.