Ramadan: Man Beats Pregnant Wife to Stupor Over Failure to Prepare 'Sahur', Police Reacts

Ramadan: Man Beats Pregnant Wife to Stupor Over Failure to Prepare 'Sahur', Police Reacts

  • A pregnant wife has received what is termed 'the beating of her life' following her inability to prepare the evening meal of her husband, Ramadan meal to be precise
  • This is as the middle-aged man identified simply as Taofeek Gbolagade was said to have reacted angrily at the wife over Sahur
  • The ugly incident that occurred in Ogbere housing estate in Ibadan, Oyo state, has been confirmed by the state's police spokesperson, Adewale Osifeso

A middle-aged man, Taofeek Gbolagade, on Tuesday morning, beat his pregnant wife, name withheld, to stupor over her failure to prepare a Ramadan meal for him.

Vanguard reports that the incident happened around 4a.m at their residence in Ogbere housing estate in Ibadan, Oyo state.

According to an eyewitness report, the man is always in the habit of beating his wife over any misunderstanding they have.

Ramadan meal, Sahur, Ibadan, Oyo state, Ogbere housing estate in Ibadan
The Oyo state police command has confirmed the ugly incident. Photo credit: The Nigeria Police Force
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The eyewitness said:

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“This man always beats his wife over any little misunderstanding they have. I was able to record today’s event. He is a Muslim so I think they had an argument over Sahur.
“This man didn’t mind that she was pregnant with his second child and started pouncing on her. She wailed for hours before she was able to flee to her parents’ house. Gbolagade has flown his house after being declared wanted by the security personnel.”

Police react

Confirming the incident, the State police public relations officer, (PPRO), Adewale Osifeso said an investigation had commenced on the matter and updates would be provided in due course.

Ramadan: In Jigawa, orphans, residents, others receive 2,700 bags of rice

In commemoration of this year's Ramadan, a non-governmental organization, Mallam Inuwa Foundation, distributed 27, 000 bags to orphans in Jigawa, Legit.ng reports.

It was gathered that the NGO commenced the distribution of the food item on Tuesday, April 5, and ended on Friday, April 8.

Beneficiaries of the food item were not limited to a particular location as it was distributed across all the 27 local government areas of Jigawa state.

Ramadan: 3 worshippers killed, many abducted as terrorists attack mosque during Iftar

In another development, another reported attack by terrorists at a mosque in Bali local government area of Taraba state has led to the death of three people.

The suspects numbering about 50 attacked while worshippers were breaking their fast on Tuesday, April 5, at Baba Juli village.

An unspecified number of worshippers were abducted from the mosque and taken to an unknown location. DSP Usman Abdullahi, the Taraba state police spokesperson while confirming the incident said he was waiting for more details from the divisional office.

Source: Legit.ng

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