A man identified as Tunde Oyeniran, in Inisa town, Osun State, has allegedly hacked his wife and two children to death.
The suspect who is a nurse allegedly carried out the crime on Friday, around 11 pm, using a cutlass to kill his wife, Sarah, and the other two victims.
Information gathered revealed that Oyeniran also inflicted cuts on himself in the hand and stomach and raised the alarm, claiming that his family was attacked by hoodlums.
The spokesperson of the Osun State Police Command, Yemisi Opalola, noted that the suspect was arrested where he was receiving treatment.
She noted that investigation carried out revealed a foul play, adding that the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department was already investigating the matter.
Opalola said, “From the information available to us, the incident happened around 11 pm last Friday in Inisa. The suspect reportedly used a cutlass to kill his wife, Sarah, and the two children living with them.”
“Three corpses recovered from the scene have been deposited in a morgue in Ikirun for post-mortem examination. A cutlass was also recovered from the scene. The state Commissioner of Police, Mr Undie Adie, has directed a thorough investigation into the incident.”
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