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Man, Teenage Son Beat Neighbour’s Wife To Death In Ogun

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The Ogun State Police Command said its officers at Ogijo, in the Sagamu Local Government Area of the state, have arrested one Chizoke Obiadada aged 54 and his 17-year-old son, Micheal, for beating to death their neighbour’s wife, Tope Owoade.

The incident was said to have happened on Thursday, March 28, 2024.

The spokesperson for the state police command, SP Omolola Odutola, disclosed this in a statement made available to journalists on Saturday.

Obiadada and his son were said to have engaged the deceased in a fight after insisting that nobody should sit on a table which she used in selling cow skin, popularly known as “ponmo”

The suspects were arrested after the deceased’s husband, Isiaka, reported the

incident to the police at the Ogijo Divisional Headquarters.

The statement partly read, “Owoade narrated that on March 29, 2024, when he returned from a journey, his late wife informed him that on the previous day which was March 28, 2024, at about 2030hrs, one Chizoke Obiadada “m”54 years and his son, one Micheal Obiadada “m” 17 years, his known neighbours, beat her up mercilessly by inflicting fatal injuries on her.

“This resulted in her bleeding severely from the womb and her private part when she cautioned the duo not to sit on the work table she uses in selling cow skin, ‘ponmo.’

“He stated that his wife was rushed to Main Frame Private Hospital and Kunle Hospital, Atan Agowa, and she was rejected.

“He further stated that his wife gave up the ghost while she was being taken to a government hospital.”

After receiving this report, the Ogijo Divisional Police Officer immediately ordered the arrest of the culprits, and they are currently undergoing preliminary investigations. 

Odutola said the case would be transferred to the State Criminal Investigation Department for discreet investigation.

Meanwhile, at the time of filing this report, the effort was said to be ongoing to deposit the deceased at Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital, Sagamu morgue for post-mortem examination.


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