Man allegedly beats wife to death for sleeping in church


Controversy is swirling around the death of Mary Egbailo, a housewife, who died on Tuesday in Lagos State.

The deceased, 29, lived with her husband, a naval rating, Omojoye Ayodele, at a rented apartment at Eze Anthony Street, in the Igando, Alimosho area of Lagos State, and they had a child together.

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According to Punch, her bereaved husband, Ayodele, claimed his late wife committed suicide with sniper while their landlady argued that the deceased died from domestic violence, and reported at the Igando Police Division, leading to the arrest of Ayodele for allegedly beating the victim to death.


“The man complained that for the past three days, his wife had been away from the house and gone to a church.

“Around 10am on Tuesday, both of them entered into the house. I guess he had just gone to pick her from church.

“It was not up to three minutes that I started hearing noise. I went to their apartment and asked the man what the problem was, but he pushed me away and kept hitting her. He dragged her on the floor, among other things,” the paper quoted the landlady as saying.

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