Breaking: 26-year-old man arrested for killing wife

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 the Ado Odo/Ota Local Government Area of the state.

According to the information by the police, the incident happened on Friday, January 13, 2017 at about midnight when the couple fought after a minor disagreement.

The community development association Chairman of the area, Iskilu Kareem, was said to have reported the case to the police.

He said he received a telephone call from a member of the vigilance group in the area that the husband and wife were engaged in a scuffle, adding that before he got to their house, the husband had strangled his wife, threw the body outside through a window and ran away.

The state Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, said, “The Divisional Police Officer, Sango Police Division, Akinsola Ogunwale, a Superintendent of Police, later led detectives to the scene and took the corpse to the Ifo General Hospital’s mortuary, after which a manhunt was launched for the suspect.” Read in full

Source: Punchng

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