Abusive husband beats his mother-in-law to death for warning him against further assaulting her daughter

By Newsie ED:-

Officers of the Ogun State police command has arrested a 28-year-old man, identified as Opeyemi Adeola Ganiyu, for allegedly killing his mother-in-law, Abosede Oyewole.

According to the statement released by the command’s spokesperson, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, the suspect was arrested following a report made at Atan Ota divisional headquarters by one Odunayo Mathew, who stated that the suspect is married to the daughter of the deceased and is very fond of beating his wife at any slight provocation.

”On a fateful day, the suspect, as usual, had beaten up his wife and inflicted injuries on her. The deceased went to meet him in order to warn him to desist from beating her daughter. On sighting the deceased in his house, the suspect descended heavily on her, beat her mercilessly before stabbing her on her ribs with a knife.

The deceased was rushed to a hospital for treatment but gave up the ghost in the process. Having heard that the victim has died, the suspect took to flight. He was trailed to his hideout in Ikorodu, Lagos, where he was was eventually apprehended.

Preliminary investigation revealed that, the suspect is a member of notorious cult group in the area. He was also one of those who led hoodlums to burn down Atan ota police division during the endsars protest, and killed the divisional crime officer on the 21st of October 2020.”the statement read in part.

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