A 37years old man identified as Mutiu Sonola has been arrested by the Ogun State Police Command for allegedly beating his 34-year-old wife, Zainab Shotayo, to death on Christmas Day.
The Command Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, said the suspect was arrested on Wednesday following a report by the father of the deceased.
Mr Oyeyemi said the father complained at ibara police division that he was called on phone that his daughter was having a misunderstanding with her husband and that has been beaten to coma by the husband.
He said the complaint further told the police that he quickly raced to the scene and rushed his daughter to the general hospital, Ijaye, where the doctor confirmed her dead.
Preliminary investigation revealed that Mutiu is fond of beating the deceased at any slight provocation and that the incident of that fateful day was a very minor disagreement.