By Kolawole Olayinka, Abeokuta
Operatives of Ogun State Police Command have arrested one Sobola Olatunji, a 46-year-old staff of Remo North Local government for stabbing his 38-year-old wife to death over alleged infidelity.
The suspect was arrested following a complaint by the father of the deceased, Alhaji Ambali Yinusa who reported at Owode-Egba divisional headquarters that his son-in-law, Sobola Olatunji had a misunderstanding with his wife, Momudat Sobola which led to a physical fight.
He stated further that in the process, Sobola Olatunji took a knife and stabbed his wife at the back.
Upon the report, the DPO Owode-Egba division, Csp Matthew Ediae dispatched his detectives to the scene where the suspect was promptly arrested and the victim was quickly rushed to the hospital for treatment.
While treatment was going on, the victim gave up the ghost.
On interrogation, the suspect who claimed to have married the deceased for 20-year-old and alleged that he suspected his wife to have been having an extra-marital affair because of text messages he saw on her phone.
He stated further that it was when he challenged his late wife that fight broke out between them and eventually led to the death of the mother of three.
Meanwhile, the corpse of the deceased had been deposited at Olabisi Onabanjo University teaching hospital morgue for autopsy.
The Commissioner of Police, Cp Edward A. Ajogun has ordered the immediate transfer of the case to the homicide section of the State criminal investigation and intelligence department for further investigation and prosecution.