A welder, Yusuf Olasoji, has reportedly beaten his wife, Kehinde Olasoji(both pictured) to death in Ado-Odo/Ota Local Area of Ogun State.

The incident happened at their residence in Iyana-Iyesi.

Yusuf who is now in detention at the Ogun State Police Headquarter at Elewe Eran, and Kehinde were said to engage in incessant quarrels which often resulted in physical abuse of the victim by the suspec.

According to the twin sister of the deceased, Taiwo Akinbote, her late sister had relocated to their mother’s house because of her troublesome husband but returned to her matrimonial when the two in-laws brokered between them.

Taiwo said her late twin sister bore three children for Yusuf, however, she met her death on her return when at night, the two of them started another round of quarrel, and was beaten to death.

The incident was confirmed by the command’s image maker, ‎Muyiwa Adejobi, who added that the suspect had since been in police custody.

He said, “We have the case here with us. The suspect murdered his wife and has since been arrested. The Commissioner of Police has directed that the case should be transferred to the Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department for proper investigation. Post-mortem will be carried out before we can release the corpse for burial.”

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