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Man beats wife to death in Ilesa

OSOGBO — It was weeping and wailing for the residents of Iroye Street, Ilesa on Tuesday when a young man, simply identified as Wale Agbaje beat his wife to death over a minor disagreement.

Residents of the area told our correspondent, yesterday, that the couple frequently engaged each other in squabbles.

The source further stated that the husband was said to have hit the wife with concrete block on the forehead which led to the sudden collapse of the wife, who was rushed to a nearby private hospital by the sympathisers.

It was further learnt that the woman died on arrival at the clinic.

Detectives from ‘B’ Division Headquarters, Ilesa have arrested the man and he is currently assisting the police in their investigation into the matter.

The intervention of security operatives saved the suspect from being mobbed by the residents.


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