Thursday, 13 July 2017

Commercial Driver in Police Net for killing Wife

A commercial driver identified as Benjamin is currently in police net for allegedly murdering his wife for getting drunk. Benjamin, 34 was arrested by the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, Yaba.
The victim, Stella, allegedly got home drunk after going out to have fun with her friends identified as Fatima, Kafaya – and a man, Wasiu.
Benjamin was reported to have beaten his wife to a pulp and later rushed her to a church for prayers when it became apparent that she was dying. She was later pronounced dead in a hospital.
Adedeji, a resident of the area said “The wife came back home on Saturday, July 1, drunk. Her husband was angry, but people begged him to allow her sleep. He didn’t heed to their plea. He beat her up seriously. It was the following day that I was told the wife died in a hospital.”
The suspect reportedly denied killing his wife saying “I think she was poisoned because she vomited. She went to drink with her friends. I didn’t beat her.”
One of the deceased's friends, Fatimoh was also arrested by the police.
Punch reports that the case has been transferred to the SCIID, Yaba. 

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