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Driver kills ex-wife mother of 3, cuts her into bits and pieces

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Driver kills ex-wife mother of 3, cuts her into bits and pieces

The long arm of the law has caught up with a bus driver identified as Shakiru Bello after he hacked his wife, Sherifat, to death cutting her body parts into bits and hiding her remains at different uncompleted buildings in Lagos before fleeing to Ibadan.

Reports say the couple who had been married for nine years separated in 2016 and the victim who lived on Daramola Street in the Ijora Badia area, had, put a call through to Shakiru demanding for money for the upkeep of their three kids.

The suspect allegedly invited his estranged wife to a location where they both met, and he killed her cutting her body parts into bits before burying the dismembered parts at different uncompleted buildings in Lagos.

After not returning home for days, the victim’s father, Akeem reported a case of missing person to the police which swung into action leading to the arrest of the suspect.

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According to a police source, an unidentified number called the victim’s father telling him that his daughter had fallen into a lagoon.

“The police tracked the number, and discovered that the caller was in Ibadan. He was arrested and brought down to Lagos around 1am on Saturday”, the source said.

After Shakiru was traced and nabbed, he led the police to the two uncompleted buildings where the remains of his late wife were recovered.

In his confession after his arrest, Shakiru said, “After we separated, I secretly reconciled with her and we started meeting. On the average, I gave her N15,000 in a week. On that Monday, she called me that she needed money and we agreed to meet. That was were I killed her and cut off her body parts.”

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