Lagos Police Boss Vows To Tackle Domestic Violence As Husband Beats Wife To Death

Posted on February 18, 2021


The Lagos State Police boss, CP Hakeem Odumosu has vowed to tackle domestic violence in the state to a standstill as the Command has arrested a man, David Idibie, of Joado Street, Oke Ira Nla, Ajah Area of Lagos State, for the murder of his wife, a 42-year old, Juliana Idibie, of same address.

P.M.EXPRESS reports that the incident happened on 16th February, 2021 at about 10pm.

According to the report by the Lagos Police Spokesperson, CSP Muyiwa Adejobi, it was gathered that the deceased had engaged the husband in a hot argument on certain matrimonial issues and in the process, she slumped and sustained severe head injury. While lying in her pool of blood, the angry husband refused to rescue her until she gave up the ghost.

The Police operatives attached to Langbasa Division, Ajah, who were informed of the ugly incident by a neighbour of the couple, raced to the scene, arrested the husband and evacuated the corpse to the mortuary.

CP Odumosu emphasized his zero tolerance for crime and criminality especially domestic violence. He admonished couples to always resolve their differences and conflicts with decorum and maturity as the law will not spare anyone who kills his or her spouse.

The CP also ordered that the matter be transferred to the State Criminal Investigation Department, Panti, Yaba, for proper investigation.

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