The suspect, Daniel Udoh
The police have arrested a 38-year-old commercial driver, Daniel Udoh for allegedly stabbing his lover's husband to death.
Udoh was said to have stabbed Emaka Umonko to death after he confronted him for “having illicit affairs with his wife”.
The Ogun State Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi confirmed that the commercial driver was arrested on Friday, at Ota, Ado-Odo/Ota Local Government Area of the State.
According to Oyeyemi, the arrest of the suspect followed a distress call received by the DPO of Onipanu Division, CSP Bamidele Job.
Having suspected that Udoh was going out with his wife, Umonko confronted him and this led to a serious fight between the two men.
Oyeyemi disclosed that, “while the fight was going on, the suspect brought out a knife and used it to stab the deceased severally at his back and chest, following which the deceased collapsed.”
The DPO, CSP Bamidele Job was said to have detailed his men to the scene, where the suspect was arrested, and the knife was recovered as an exhibit.
The victim, a welder, was rushed to the State Hospital, Ota, but he was pronounced dead by the doctor on duty.
Meanwhile, the State Commissioner of Police, Lanre Bankole ordered that the suspect be transferred to the Homicide Section of the State CIID at the Ogun police headquarters, Eleweran, Abeokuta, for further investigation.