The Ogun State Police Command has arrested a man identified as Mutiu Sonola, for beating his wife, Zainab, to death on Christmas Day.
The development was revealed by the spokesperson of the command, Abimbola Oyeyemi.
Oyeyemi noted that the investigation carried out revealed that Mutiu was fond of beating his 34-year-old wife at slightest provocation and that the incident that resulted in her death was a minor disagreement.
Oyeyemi noted that the father ran to the scene and rushed his daughter to the General Hospital, Ijaye, where a doctor pronounced her dead
He stated, "As soon as the suspect realised that the victim was dead, he took to his heels."
"On the strength of the report, the DPO, Ibara Division, SP Dada Olusegun, mobilised his detectives and went after the suspect."
"Mutiu's hideout was eventually located and he was promptly arrested."
"The corpse of the deceased has been deposited in the General Hospital, Ijaiye mortuary for autopsy," the PPRO said.
Source: Naija News