Petrol Station Owner Allegedly Matchets Wife To Death, Kills Himself

A female committing suicide by drinking a bottle of poison

LAGOS FEBRUARY 11TH (NEWSRANGERS)-A socialite and petrol station owner in Akure, Mr Sesan Adelabu, popularly known as Emirate, has reportedly macheted his wife to death and committed suicide.

A socialite and petrol station owner in Akure, Mr Sesan Adelabu, popularly known as Emirate, has reportedly macheted his wife to death and committed suicide by drinking sniper, an insect-killing substance.

It was gathered that the incident happened on Friday in the Alagbaka area of Akure, Ondo State capital.

His body and that of his wife were deposited in the morgue.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Adelabu was the owner of the Emirate filling stations in Akure.

Confirming the incident, the state’s Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), SP Funmilayo Odunlami-Omisanya, said the command had commenced an investigation into the matter.

She said that the Commissioner of Police, Abayomi Oladapo, had ordered the homicide section to take over the case.

According to the PPRO, on Feb. 9, a distress call was received by the police of ‘A’ Division Akure, by men of the Special Protection Unit over the alleged murder and suicide of the socialite and his wife Bolu Adelabu.

“The officer attached to the deceased in his house in the Alagbaka area in Akure, received a call from the deceased child around 6:00pm asking after his father, because he was not picking up his calls.

“The policeman, while trying to inform his principal, discovered him faced down and lifeless in the toilet while his wife’s body was found on the bed with multiple cuts, suspected to be machete cuts on her head and face.

”Meanwhile, an empty container of sniper was also found at the scene.

“Investigation has commenced to unravel the circumstances leading to the unfortunate incident and the scene cordoned off to enable police to do the needful,” the PPRO said. (NAN)

DailyTrust

For advert placement, events coverage, public relation consultancy, media placement and further inquiries please WhatsApp 2348023773039 or email: labakevwe@yahoo.com

Related Post

Short URL: https://newsrangers.com/?p=120397

Posted by on Feb 11 2024. Filed under State. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry

Leave a Reply

News Rangers TV

Recent Gallery Slideshow

Photo Gallery

Designed by News Rangers ICT Department