Police declare woman wanted for killing husband with pestle

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Akure, Sept. 27, 2023 – The Ondo State Police Command has declared a woman, Tayelolu Solomon, wanted for allegedly killing her husband with a pestle.

According to the command, the woman allegedly hit the husband on the head with a pestle while he was sleeping last Saturday.

Funmilayo Odunlami, the Command’s Spokesperson, said the incident happened on Saturday when the couple had a fight.

“The suspect is currently at large. We are already on her trail,” the 

Ibukun, their son, who witnessed the incident, confirmed to the police that his mother hit the head of his father while he was sleeping and ran away.

“My mother killed my father with a pestle in my presence and took to her heels. She used the pestle to hit his head when he was asleep.

“Earlier on the fateful day, a minor argument had ensued between them that resulted in a fight. After the fight, my father went to lie on the chair and my mother hit his head with the pestle.

“He became unconscious in the process and fell down from where he was sleeping. My mother used the pestle to hit my father’s head three times and he later died.

“When my mother saw that my father was already unconscious, she hid the pestle at the back of our house and ran away.

“I alerted some of the residents, who rushed my father to the hospital. But he later died. His corpse has been deposited at the morgue. My mother had three children for my father and I’m the last child.” 

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