Ogun: Jealous wife bought cutlass two weeks before hacking husband —Police

The Police in Ogun State, on Monday, said that a housewife, Mrs. Oluwakemi Otun, who inflicted machete cut on her husband, in Ijebu-Ode, last Saturday, had purchased the machete two weeks earlier, before carrying out the devilish act.

Nigerian Tribune recalled that Otun, a mother of three, on the fateful day, inflicted cut on her husband, Kehinde, at her apartment in Erinlu area, on the allegation that her husband was planning to marry another wife.

According to the acting Police Public Relations, Abimbola Oyeyemi, the suspect was said to have invited her husband to spend the weekend with her, without the victim suspecting any foul play.

She was reported to have bought the cutlass for the purpose of inflicting deep cut injury on the chest and other parts of the victim’s body, while he was asleep.

Abimbola said the machete had been recovered by the Police, following her arrest by men of the Obalende Divisional Police headquarters.

He said, “The woman has told the police that he bought the cutlass she used in inflicting cuts on her husband two weeks before she attacked him.

“She had claimed that she attacked her hubby following moves by him to marry a second wife.”

Oyeyemi, said the suspect would soon be charged to court.