The Ondo State Police Command has detained a woman identified as Queen Beatrice for reportedly killing her husband Emmanuel Ikujuni at Omotosho town in Okitipupa Local Government Area of Ondo State.
It was confirmed that the suspect hit the head of the deceased with a plank in an argument that took place between them when the deceased was calling another woman in the presence of his wife.
The deceased was said to have fallen down after he was smacked with the plank on the head.Quickly, his neighbors rushed him to a nearby hospital where he was confirmed dead before he could be admitted.
She said, “During the arguments, she smacked him with a plank and he gave up. The police have detained her. The matter has been transferred to the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department in Akure for further investigation.”
The state Police Public Relations Officer, Mr. Tee-Leo Ikoro, confirmed the incident and said an investigation has commenced on the matter.
The Police stated that the corpse of the deceased had been deposited at the mortuary while the police were patient on the report of the autopsy.