Man Strangles Wife To Death In Ibadan

A man, Sadina Yusuf has been arrested by
the police from Atagba police station for
strangling his wife to death in Oyo state.
The husband committed the crime at their
residence in Ajiyo Olokun Olunde area,
Oluyole Local Government Area of Oyo State,
on Wednesday.
Nigerian Tribune gathered that the
neighbours were alerted by the shout of
people living with the victim’s family, while
Yusuf carried out the dastardly act.
One of the landlords in the area, Mr Yusuf
Rasaq, who spoke with newsmen, said
heimmediately rushed to the couple’s
apartment when he was alerted by
neighbours of what had happened while on
his way back from the mosque around
6:30am that fateful day.
According to Rasaq, when he got to Yusuf’s
house and asked him why he killed his wife,
popularly called “Iya Ologi and Iya Rilwan,”
he said the man could not give any tangible
reason for doing so, but gave a graphic
detail of how he killed his wife.
Rasaq said the deceased’s husband
informed that he was standing right behind
his wife in the walkway, looking at her from
behind and just slided and strangulated her.
He, however, said that the man was
suffering from mental disorder for
sometime, but had since being treated
before he returned to the neighbourhood
last week.
He said Yusuf was thought to have been
responding to treatment and had since
been relating well with people before
Wednesday’s incident.
Meanwhile family members are reportedly
working on getting police’s clearance to
bury the deceased.


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