Oyo: Wife Stabs Husband To Death Over Request For Sex

A 27-year-old housewife, Odunayo Olumale has allegedly stabbed her husband, Olamilekan Salahudeen to death for making sexual advances to her. The incident happened three months after the couple reconciled and reunited following their separation.

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

Osifeso said: “On 17th November /2022 at about 0350hrs, one Ismaila Tijani reported at Dubar Divisional Police headquarters that about 0223hrs of 16th November 2022, that his son named Olamilekan Salahudeen age 35 was stabbed to death with a knife by his wife Odunayo.”

“The deceased made a move to have sexual intercourse with his wife but the move was rejected. This later led to the struggle where the deceased collected and smashed his wife’s phone and in retaliation, the deceased was stabbed in the chest, leading to his death”

Osifeso said the suspect has since confessed to the crime and her unfortunate role in the incident, adding that she would be charged to court upon completion of the investigations.

The suspect declined to comment when asked by journalists to talk about the incident.