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Husband Locks Himself, Wife Up In Room And Allegedly Beats Her To Death 

A 24 year old man,  Mojiyagbe Olamilekan, has been arrested by the Ogun State police for allegedly killing his wife, Seun Mojiyagbe after locking himself and the wife up in  their  room.
According to the Ogun State Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, in a statement yesterday,  November 3 in Abeokuta, the suspect was arrested following a distress call received from the neighbours of the couple.
The police spokesman said that they received the alert that the suspect locked himself and his wife up in their room, and started to beat her.
“It was the wailing of the wife that attracted the neighbours, who tried all efforts to persuade the suspect to open the door but he refused.
“Upon the distress call, the Divisional Police Officer (DPO), Ode Remo Division, CSP Olayemi Fagbohun, quickly mobilised his men and moved to the scene where the door to the couple’s apartment was forced opened.
“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.”
DSP Oyeyemi said that the husband was promptly arrested and taken to custody, saying that the corpse of the victim had been deposited in the mortuary for autopsy.
He said that the Commissioner of Police in the state, Lanre Bankole, had ordered the immediate transfer of the suspect to Homicide Section of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department for investigation and prosecution.
 Source: NAN.

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