The operatives of the Ogun State Police Command say they have arrested a 38- year-old commercial driver, Daniel Udoh for allegedly stabbing to death one Emaka Umonko, a husband to a woman who the suspect was allegedly having secret love affair with.
Crime report from the command indicated that the suspect was arrested on the 7th of January 2022 at Ota area of the state.
The state Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi said the suspect was arrested following a distress call received by the Divisional Police Officer, Onipanu divisional headquarters, CSP Bamidele Job.
He said the deceased who had been suspecting the suspect of going out with his wife, confronted and accused the suspect of having illicit affair with his wife, and this led to a serious fight between the two men.
The state police spokesman added that while the fight was going on, the suspect, brought out a knife and used it to stab the deceased severally at his back and chest, following which the deceased collapsed.
The DPO Onipanu, Oyeyemi said quickly detailed his men to the scene, where the suspect was promptly arrested, and the knife recovered as an exhibit.
He said the victim, a welder, was rushed to the State Hospital, Ota, but was unfortunately pronounced dead by the doctor on duty.
Oyeyemi said further that the remains of the victim was subsequently deposited at Ifo General Hospital mortuary for post mortem examination.
Meanwhile, the state Commissioner of Police, Lanre Bankole has directed that the suspect be transferred to the Homicide Section of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, for further investigation, with the view to charging him to court as soon as investigation is concluded.