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Police Inspector Stabbed To Death By Housewife During Squabble



A 26-year-old housewife, Wunmi Omowa in Akure, the Ondo state capital has reportedly stabbed her Police inspector  husband Isreal to death over a minor squabble.
This came at a time a police corporal in Ogun State,  whose identity was not disclosed by the state police command, reportedly shot dead a commercial driver,   identified as Likinyo Olumide, at Sagamu toll gate along Lagos-Bennin expressway.
However, report had it that after wife of the slain policeman reportedly stabbed her husband in the neck with a knife, she rushed him to the hospital where he later died.
Vanguard gathered that the couple have been married for three years and reside at Olowolagba area along Akure- Owo express road.
Vanguard was informed that the deceased was in his  early 30s and the cause of the minor squabble could not be ascertained at the time of going to press.
It was gathered that the deceased, who was attached to the state security outfit, code named “Fast Strike Squad“ entered into a shouting match with the  wife on the ill-fated day.
The shouting match reportedly degenerated into the use of foul language and subsequently a physical fight.
Eyewitness account said the suspect rushed into the kitchen in the height of the argument only to return with a knife with which she stabbed her husband in the neck.
Report had it that immediately the havoc was committed, the wife came back to her senses and rushed out of the house to inform their neighbours of what she had done to her husband.
By the time the neighbours would come to his rescue, the deceased had reportedly lost so much blood and was gasping for breath.
It was learned that all efforts to save the life of the Inspector were not successful as he reportedly gave up the ghost after he was rushed to a nearby private hospital.
Vanguard gathered that detectives were invited and the suspect was arrested and detained at the Ijapo Police Station where she was interrogated and detained.
Spokesman of the state police command, Femi Joseph, confirmed the incident when contacted for comment, saying the deceased died as a result of blood loss resulting from the deep cut sustained during the fight with his wife.
According to him, the deceased was attached to the Mopol 17 of the Mobile Police Force in Akure and was a member of the Fast Strike Squad on routine patrol in the state.
Joseph pointed out that the state Criminal Investigation Department, CID, had commenced investigation into the cause of the death of the police officer.
He assured that Police detectives would soon unravel the cause of the squabble and bring the culprit to book
The Police spokesman said that the remains of the deceased had been deposited at the state Specialist Hospital in Akure.

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