It is a case of love turned sour for the family of David Idibie of Joado Street, Oke Ira Nla, Ajah Area of Lagos State as he has been arrested in connection with the murder of his 42 years old wife, one Juliana Idibie, on February 16, 2021 at about 10pm.
Preliminary report has it that the deceased had engaged the suspect in a hot argument on certain matrimonial issues and in the process, she slumped and sustained severe head injury. While lying in her pool of blood, the angry husband refused to rescue her until she gave up the ghost.
The police operatives attached to Langbasa Division, Ajah were promptly informed by a neighbour of the couple.
Upon their arrival at the scene, the suspect was arrested and the the corpse evacuateo to the mortuary.
A statement signed by the Command Spokesperson, Muyiwa Adejobi says the Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, CP Hakeem Odumosu, has condemned the act and vowed to work with other relevant government agencies and Non-Governmental bodies to tackle domestic violence to a standstill in the state.
He has since ordered that the matter be transferred to the State Criminal Investigation Department, Panti, Yaba, for proper investigation.