Ogun State Police Command has arrested one Olanrewaju Bamidele for allegedly beating his wife Adenike Olanrewaju to death.
Ogun State Police spokesman Abimbola Oyeyemi, in a press statement, said Bamidele was arrested after his son, Ayomide Olanrewaju, reported that his deceased mother was murdered by his father following a misunderstanding that ensued between them.
Ayomide said his father used a big stick to beat the victim to coma, after which he used a screwdriver to stab her on the head resulting in the death of his mother.
Police said Bamidele was about to bury the woman secretly when the deceased children, who saw him digging a grave by the side of his house, alerted their neighbours who rushed to the scene and held him down before the arrival of the police.
Oyeyemi said the Officer-in-charge, DSP Akinfolahan Oluseye, led his men to the scene at Bisodun village via Ofada where the suspect who has been held down by the people of the community was handed over to the police.
Preliminary investigation revealed that the suspect is found of beating his wife from time to time, and after beaten the woman to death.
He was immediately taken Owode-Egba divisional headquarters where he is currently being interrogated.