Man killed by In-Laws for MALTREATING his Wife


A 45-year-old man was reportedly beaten to death in Ifira Akoko, in the Akoko South-East Local Government Area of Ondo State on Wednesday by four men, said to be siblings of his wife following an alleged domestic violence incidence where she suffered some bruises.
The deceased, Adelogba Ademuyiwa and his wife Itunu had been involved in a fisticuffs prior to his alleged murder.
According to a source in the town, the alleged killers took action against the deceased to avenge his wife’s maltreatment.
The source said, “The husband was fond of beating his wife. The domestic violence against the woman became unbearable for her family members.  So, on Tuesday, he again beat up his wife and took her to a health centre in the town.
“He was at the health centre with his wife when some boys from the wife’s family attacked him. They beat him till he gave up the ghost.”
Another source said the couple always had disagreements, adding that the fight on the day of the incident started when the deceased decided to marry a second wife.
The Police Public Relations Officer of the state police command, Mr. Femi Joseph, confirmed the incident, adding that one of alleged killers had been arrested.
He said the command had started investigation into the matter.

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