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Man arrested for beating wife to death

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The Lagos State Police Command is holding a man identified as Emmanuel Okpara for allegedly beating his 40-year-old wife, Patience Johnson, to death.

According to police sources, the son of the deceased, Destiny, on March 26 visited the Elere police division to report that he received a call from a neighbor that his mother’s husband has severely beaten her, leaving her with serious injuries.

The police said Destiny immediately visited his mother and found her badly injured and vomiting blood with the said Emmanuel nowhere in sight.

Destiny is said to have rushed his mother to the Orile Agege General hospital where she was receiving treatment until she sadly passed away on March 28.

The corpse of the deceased was immediately evacuated to the Mainland general hospital for an autopsy to be carried out on it.

While confirming the incident to LIB, the spokesman of the command, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, said the suspect is currently in detention as investigation into the matter is ongoing.

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