In Nigeria: Wife stabs husband to death over sexual demands

By Adeola Badru

Domestic violence

A 27-year-old housewife, Odunayo Olumale, has reportedly stabbed her husband, Olamilekan Salahudeen, to death, for making sexual advances at her.

The incident happened three months after the couple reconciled and reunited after a separation.

Speaking in Ibadan while parading the suspect at the Oyo Police Command headquarter, Eleyele, Ibadan, yesterday, Police spokesman, Adewale Osifeso, said the preliminary investigation showed that the deceased and his wife returned to their house in Oko-Oba area of Oyo town on the day of the incident after their three-month separation.

Osifeso said one Ismaila Tijani reported at Dubar Divisional Police headquarters that his son named Olamilekan Salahudeen age 35 was stabbed to death with a knife by his wife Odunayo.

It was gathered that the deceased made a move to have sexual intercourse with his wife who rejected, “ a  struggle ensued  and  the deceased collected and smashed his wife’s phone and in retaliation, the deceased was stabbed on the chest, leading to his death.

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.
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