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17 Jan 2017

Man Strangles His Wife To Death In Ogun State And Throws Away Her Corpse (photo)

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Samuel Awoyinfa,From Abeokuta


The Ogun State Police Command has arrested a
26-year - old man , Mathew Oguntade , for
allegedly killing his 20- year -old wife , Mary
Oguntade , during a fight.
The couple lived behind the Anglican Church at
Owode -Ijako , in Ado Odo/Ota Local Government
Area of the state.
According to the Police First Information Report,
the incident happened on Friday, January 13,
2017 at about midnight when the couple engaged
in a fight.
The Community Development Association
Chairman of the community , Iskilu Kareem , was
said to have reported the case to the Police.
He said he received a telephone call from a
member of the vigilante group in the area that
the couple were into serious scuffle , but before
he could get to their house, the husband had
strangled his wife to death and threw the body
outside through their window and ran away.
The state Police Public Relations Officer ,
Abimbola Oyeyemi , said the Divisional Police
Officer, Sango Ota , Akinsola Ogunwale, a
Superintendent of Police, later led detectives to
the scene and removed the corpse to the
General Hospital, Ifo mortuary.
They later launched a manhunt for the suspect .
Oyeyemi , an Assistant Superintendent of Police,
said their efforts paid off the following day, when
the suspect was apprehended and taken into
custody.
He said the state Commissioner of Police,
Ahmed Iliyasu, has directed that the suspect be
transferred to the Homicide Section of the State
Criminal Investigation and Intelligence
Department, Eleweran , Abeokuta, for further
investigation.
Iliyasu appealed to members of the public to
always alert Police whenever their neighbours “
are engaging in fisticuffs in order to avert this
type of ugly incidence . ”
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