Where Did We Go Wrong As Human?


A drop of several cases of domestic violence flying around the Internet today is blowing a trumpet of terror.

A recent report from frontpageng titled “Housewife arrested for killing her husband with hot water” is a major concern as more of this reports has earlier been published without any abating measures discussed at the Federal Level amid incessant ritual killings in the country.

Details of this report is as follows:

A housewife, Ramota Bello, has been arrested by operatives of the Ogun State Police Command, over the murder of her husband, Bello Saliu.

She was arrested of February 21, 2022.

According to the spokesman of the police command in Ogun State, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, her arrest followed a complaint lodged at Lafenwa divisional headquarters, Abeokuta, by a brother to the deceased.

According to Oyeyemi, the deceased’s brother said on February 12,  the suspect who had a minor disagreement with her husband prepared hot water and poured it on her husband who was then sleeping, thereby causing him harm.

The victim was quickly rushed to hospital for treatment, but gave up the ghost on the February 13, 2022 while receiving treatment.

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The suspect, having realised the gravity of the crime, fled since then. The case was not initially reported to the police until February 21, 2022, when the suspect was sighted in her hideout.

Upon the report, the Divisional Police Officer, DPO, Lafenwa division, CSP Kayode Shadrack, quickly detailed his detectives to the scene where the suspect was promptly arrested.

Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, CP Lanre Bankole, has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspect to homicide section of the state criminal investigation and intelligence department for discreet investigation and diligent prosecution.


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