Police nab 24-year-old in Ogun for stabbing wife to death with scissors

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Police nab 24-year-old in Ogun for stabbing wife to death with scissors

Operatives of the Nigeria Police in Ogun State command have arrested Mojiyagbe Olamilekan for allegedly stabbing his wife to death with scissors.

Abimbola Oyeyemi, the State Police Public Relations Officer, who disclosed this to reporters, said the suspect was arrested following a distress call received by the police in Ode Remo Divisional Headquarters at about 3: 00 pm, on Wednesday.

It was gathered that the culprit reportedly locked both the entrance and exit doors to his house and descended on his wife for an unknown cause.

The Police alleged that Olamilekan, during the brawl, used a pair of scissors to stab his wife. Neighbours who testified to the incident said the man locked himself up with his wife, Seun Mojiyagbe, in their room, and started beating her.

The Divisional Police Officer (DPO), Ode Remo Division, CSP Olayemi Fagbohun, upon the notification, quickly mobilised his men and moved to the scene where the door to the couple’s apartment was forced open.

“The victim was met lying down unconscious in the pool of her own blood. She was quickly rushed to the State Hospital in Isara Remo where she was pronounced dead by the doctor on duty,” Oyeyemi said.

The Police mouthpiece confirmed that the said husband was promptly arrested and taken to custody, saying the corpse of the victim had been deposited at the mortuary for autopsy.

Oyeymi added that the suspect has since been transferred to the Homicide Section of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department for investigation and prosecution.

Police nab 24-year-old in Ogun for stabbing wife to death with scissors

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