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Septuagenarian punches wife to death in Ondo

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A 71-year-old farmer, has been arrested by the Ondo State Police Command on Monday for allegedly beating his wife to death at Idanre town in the Idanre Local Government Area of the state.

The suspect identified as Eric Olowokande, according to a witness, committed the crime during a dispute with his late wife, Mojere.

The witness disclosed that the suspect attempted to escape, however, he was arrested by some policemen.

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“There was a hot argument between the man (suspect) and his wife and the argument led to fisticuffs. The man started punching the wife until she fell down and became unconscious, the source said.

“Immediately after that, she was rushed to the hospital but it was at the hospital that the doctor confirmed her dead.”

The Public Relations Officer of the police command, Tee-Leo Ikoro, who confirmed the incident said the suspect was in the police custody and will be charged to court after thorough investigation.

By Oluwakemi Adelagun…

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