A woman identified as Queen Beatrice has reportedly killed her husband, Emmanuel Ikujuni, at Omotosho town, in Okitipupa Local Government Area of Ondo State.
According to Vanguard, a fight ensued and the suspect hit the deceased’s head with a plank.
The deceased was said to have collapsed after Beatrice hit him with the plank.
It was gathered that the wife had flared up after the husband, Emmanuel allegedly called another woman whom she suspects to be his girlfriend, on phone in his wife’s presence.
Reports say his neighbours immediately rushed him to a nearby hospital, where he was confirmed dead.
The deceased’s sister, Imoleayo Ikujuni, who confirmed the incident, narrated that the suspect challenged her late brother for calling another lady.
“During the fight, she hit him with a plank and he died. The police has arrested her and the matter has been transferred to the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, Akure, for further investigation.”, the Vanguard report quoted Imoleayo as saying.
The state Police Public Relations Officer, Mr Tee-Leo Ikoro, confirmed the incident, adding that an investigation has commenced on the case.
Meanwhile, a police source revealed that the corpse has been deposited in a morgue for autopsy.