Ogun: Cyclist Beats Wife, Mother Of 8 To Death Over Refusal To Breastfeed Baby - THE ENCOUNTER NEWS


Friday, September 13, 2019

Ogun: Cyclist Beats Wife, Mother Of 8 To Death Over Refusal To Breastfeed Baby

The suspect, Kingsley
Michael-Azeez Ogunsiji
ABEOKUTA - A 40year-old man,  Kingsley Madukwe has been apprehended by men of Ogun State Police command for beating his 40yrs old wife, Glory Madukwe to death.

The arrest of the suspect followed a report by one Chief Rafiu Gbadamosi the Baale of Egando in Atan-Ota area of the state that the couple have a minor misunderstanding as a result of which the husband beat the wife to death at about 11:30pm last Wednesday. 

According to a press statement by the State Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, the DPO Atan Ota division, SP Salau Abiodun led his detectives to the scene where the suspect was promptly arrested. 

Oyeyemi said, "On interrogation, the suspect an okada rider who is an indigene of Ihiala in Anambra State, stated that his Late wife a mother of eight was having a month old baby and that the baby was crying which made him to wake his wife up to breastfeed the baby, but she refused claiming that she was too tired to breastfeed the baby at that time."

The PPRO stated further, that the deceased woman got up and went to the sitting room leaving the baby behind, a development which got the husband annoyed, consequent upon which he drew her back and gave her a hot slap. 

He said the woman then fell down and gave up the ghost. 

The corpse of the victim had been deposited at the General Hospital Ota mortuary for post mortem examination.

Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, CP Bashir Makama has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspect to Homicide Section of the State Criminal Investigation and intelligence Department for further investigation and prosecution.


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