By Kolawole Olayinka, Abeokuta
Men of Ogun State Police Command has arrested a 25 year old man Ajibade Olumuyiwa for killing One Olakiitan Balogun on the March 17, 2019 who he alleged of having an amorous relationship with his wife.
The suspect was arrested at about 1:45am of the date following a distress call received by the DPO Ajuwon division from residents of Doland estate that a man has murdered his wife’s concubine right inside his house.
On the receipt of the distress call, the DPO, CSP Afolabi Kazeem led his detectives to the scene where the suspect was promptly arrested.
On interrogation, he explained that he came to his house at about 12:30 midnight on the fateful day and met the deceased right inside the house with his wife, this infuriated him and he started beating the man and hit his head against the wall leading to the the death of the victim.
On her own part, the woman at the centre of the crisis Titilayo Olayiwola denied having any amorous relationship with the deceased, she explained that the suspect has abandoned her in the house for the past 8 months with an instruction to the gateman to be monitoring her and give him information if he see her with any man.
She stated further that the victim was a cobbler leaving within the area and on that day, the deceased’s girlfriend came to pay him visit and since he is not living alone, he decided to bring the girl to a room in the house due to his closeness to the family.
But as soon as the gateman saw him, he alerted the husband who rushed to the house and descended heavily on the deceased without listening to any explanation from her and the girlfriend to the victim.
The corpse of the deceased has been deposited to the general hospital mortuary for post mortem examination.
Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, CP Ahmed Iliyasu has ordered the immediate transfer of the case to the homicide section of the state criminal investigation and intelligence department for discreet investigation and prosecution of the case.
The CP also warned that the command will not hesitate to deal decisively with anybody taken laws in to his or her own hands for whatever reason.