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Ogun: Father, son in police custody for beating neighbor’s wife to death

by Akeem Adeyemi
Ogun: Father, son in police custody for beating neighbor's wife to death

One Chizoke Obiadada, aged 54, and his son, Micheal Obiadada, 17, have been arrested by the Ogun State police command for allegedly beating their neighbor’s wife, Tope Owoade, to death in Ogijo, Sagamu LG of the state.

The incident happened on Thursday, March 28, 2024.

SP Omolola Odutola, Ogun police Spokesperson, made this known in a statement sent 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 that she used in selling cow skin, popularly known as “ponmo”

The suspects were picked up after the husband of the deceased, one Isiaka Owoade reported the sad incident to the police at the Ogijo Divisional office.

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

“This resulted in her bleeding severely from the womb and her private parts.

“He said 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”

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

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