A 42-year-old man, David Idibie, has been arrested for the murder of his wife, Juliana Idibie in their residence at Joado Street, Oke Ira Nla, Ajah Area of Lagos.
It was learned that the deceased, Juliana had engaged her husband David in a hot contention on certain matrimonial issues and in the process, she collapsed and sustained a severe head injury, on 16th February 2021 at about 10 pm.
While lying in her pool of blood, the angry husband ignored her until she gave up the ghost.
Confirming the incident, the spokesperson Lagos state police command CSP Adejobi Olumuyiwa said that police operative assigned to Langbasa Division, Ajah, who was informed of the ugly incident by a neighbour of the couple, raced to the scene, arrested the suspect and evacuated the corpse to the mortuary.
Meanwhile, Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, Hakeem Odumosu, has condemned the act and vowed to work with other relevant government agencies and Non-Governmental bodies to stop domestic violence to a standstill in the state.
Odumosu ordered that the matter be transferred to the State Criminal Investigation Department, Panti, Yaba, for prim investigation. While restating his zero tolerance for crimes and criminality, especially domestic violence, CP Hakeem Odumosu admonishes couples to always resolve their differences and conflicts with decorum and maturity as the law will not spear anyone who kills his or her spouse.