Welcome to Street Journal Forum, Our motto is "We Disagree To Agree", you can have an open discussion here on anything, you can respond to Topics freely. Upload pictures you want to share and please invite your friends!

Man beats wife to death in Lagos, claims she drank poison

We Disagree To Agree.....Let discuss everything!
Wsj
Posts: 22905
Joined: Fri Apr 15, 2016 8:31 pm

Man beats wife to death in Lagos, claims she drank poison

Unread postby Wsj » Thu Aug 10, 2017 10:05 am

A 42-year-old man, John Owobi, has beaten his wife, Theresa to death in their home in 42 Musliu Street, Oko-Oba home in Lagos.

The man, however, was exposed by his children, who he told to tell neighbours that she drank insecticide and died.


According to Punch, neighbours claimed to have heard the deceased, Theresa, shouting for help during the fight with her husband.

On getting to their flat to ascertain the cause of the shout, they reportedly met the lifeless body of Theresa on the ground.

Upon inquiry, Owobi told them his wife drank a bottle of insecticide, adding that he had once stopped her from taking the poisonous substance.

However, the most senior child of the man, who is 13-years-old was said to have opened up to the neighbours that his father killed his mother.


He said their father beat her throughout the night. He said he later came to tell them that she drank poison and died.

The Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, Olarinde Famous-Cole, confirmed the incident.

He said that autopsy report showed that the deceased died as a result of internal injuries sustained from severe beatings as well as trauma.

He said, “The suspect went to the station to report that the deceased was found lying dead on the floor in their room.


“He claimed that his wife drank poison. But investigation revealed that he allegedly beat his wife to death.

“When she died, he told his children to say their mum took poison, if anyone asked. Investigation is still ongoing.”

Credit:Dailypost
Attachments
beating.jpg
beating.jpg (7.73 KiB) Viewed 195 times


Return to “Enter forum disscussion”

Who is online

Registered users: No registered users

Disclaimer: Opinions expressed in comments are those of the comment writers alone and does not reflect or represent the Publisher's views.

Login · Register

In total there are 10 users online :: 0 registered, 0 hidden and 10 guests
Registered users: No registered users
Most users ever online was 93 on Mon Jun 13, 2016 4:31 pm
Total posts 23428
Total topics 23266
Total members 1329
Our newest member Kerproisork
No birthdays today