Lady Stabs Fiancé To Death Two Months To Marriage In Ogun State

Physinews: The Ogun Police Command in Nigeria has arrested a
23-year-old lady, Abosede Omolare, for
allegedly killing her fiance, Sadiq Dauda,
who she was engaged to marry in December.


Mr Abimbola Oyeyemi, the Command’s
Public Relations Officer (PPRO), made the
disclosure while addressing news conference
on Friday in Abeokuta.

He said that the suspect, who committed the
crime at Onirugba St., in Ijebu-Ode on
Tuesday was arrested on the same day.

The PPRO explained that the incident
followed minor disagreement over allegation
of mismanagement of funds from the gas
business which the late Dauda entrusted to
the suspect.

Oyeyemi said that during interrogation,
Oyelare claimed that her late fiancé, who she
was living with, beat her up and sent her
away.

She said she returned home on the invitation
of her fiance’s mother who promised to
intervene.

“She stated that immediately she got home,
her fiance descend on her, beat her
mercilessly and broke a bottle with which he
threatened to stab her.

“She admitted that it was then she took a
kitchen knife and stabbed him on the rib,”
the PPRO quoted the accused as saying.
Oyeyemi said that Dauda, who was bleeding
profusely, was carried to Igbeba Divisional
Police Post in Ijebu-Ode.
He added that policemen rushed him to
Ijebu-Ode General Hospital.

He said that the victim, whose wedding to
Omilare had been fixed for December, died
on Wednesday.

The police spokesman said the case had been
transferred to the Homicide section of the
State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence
Department (SCIID) for further investigation.