“Locked corpse in the house”: Tragedy as Husband Stabs Disabled Wife to Death

“Locked corpse in the house”: Tragedy as Husband Stabs Disabled Wife to Death

  • Tragedy struck in Akure, the Ondo state capital as a married man stabbed his wife to death over a minor argument
  • The suspect, Fatai Abdullahi, allegedly locked the corpse in the house till late night before raising an alarm
  • The 0-year-old husband was said to have used a piece of scissors to kill his wife after which he took pictures of her body

Legit.ng journalist Adekunle Dada has over 5 years of experience covering metro and government policy

Akure, Ondo state - Operatives of the Ondo state police command have arrested a 30-year-old man, Fatai Abdullahi, for allegedly stabbing his wife, Morenike, to death in Akure, the state capital.

Abdulahi stabbed the wife with scissors over a minor argument on Wednesday, 27th of March, 2024.

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Tragedy as husband stabs handicap wife to death in Ondo
Man locked wife's corpse in the house after stabbing her to death Photo credit: Nigeria Police Force
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The state police public relations officer, Funmi Odunlami, disclosed this in a statement, Vanguard reports.

According to Odunlami, a complainant said the suspect announced the death of a wife to her in the evening after she returned from church.

The police PRO said a pair of scissors with blood stains was recovered from the scene of the incident.

“Preliminary investigation revealed that the suspect and his wife Olayode Morenike (late) had always quarrelled over the issue of going to check on her child in her former marriage, the suspects after killing the deceased took pictures of the body and locked the corpse in the house till late night before raising an alarm.
“Further Investigation revealed that the deceased was handicap, injuries suspected to have been caused by stabbing were found on her stomach and neck."

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Tragedy as Imo man stabs wife to death

Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that a yet-to-be-unidentified man allegedly stabbed his wife to death over suspicions of infidelity in Nekede, Owerri West local government area of Imo state.

The tragic incident was captured in a viral video where the man was seen attacking his wife with a knife on Wednesday, April 10. The man caught his wife with her lover on the bed in their matrimonial home.

It was gathered that he rushed home after a neighbour alerted him that his wife was engaging in an extramarital affair.

Source: Legit.ng

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Adekunle Dada (Politics and Current Affairs Editor) Adekunle Dada is a journalist with over 5 years of working experience in the media. He has worked with PM News, The Sun and Within Nigeria before joining Legit.ng as a Politics/Current Affairs Editor. He holds a B.Sc. in Mass Communication from Lagos State University (LASU). He can be reached via adekunle.dada@corp.legit.ng.

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