A Housewife, Ramota Bello has been arrested by men of the Ogun State Police Command over alleged murder of her husband, Bello Saliu.
In a statement by the Command’s Public Relations Officer, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, the suspect was arrested following a report lodged at the Lafenwa Divisional Headquarters, Abeokuta by a brother to the deceased.
According to the statement, the incident occurred on February 12, 2022 when the suspect who was having a minor disagreement with her husband boiled a pot of water and poured it on her husband who was fast asleep then and subsequently caused a grevious harm to his body.
The victim was then rushed to the hospital for treatment but died on February 13, 2022 while receiving treatment.
The statement adds that the suspect, having realized the gravity of what she did ran away but the Police smoked her out from her hideout.
In the meantime, the state commissioner of Police, CP Lanre Bankole has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspect to the homicide section of the state criminal investigation and intelligence department for further investigation and diligent prosecution
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