A 42-year-old man has been arrested by the Lagos Police Command for allegedly beating his wife to death.
The suspect, David Idibie, is currently cooling his feet at Langbasa Division, Ajah after he was arrested on Tuesday following credible information informing the police of the distasteful act.
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It was gathered that the deceased, Juliana Idibie, was found in the pool of her blood at their residence at Joado Street, Oke Ira Nla, Ajah Area of Lagos.
The couple engaged in a heated argument over a matrimonial issue and in the process, Juliana Idibie sustained a severe head injury.
The Lagos police spokesperson, CSP Adejobi Olumuyiwa, who confirmed the incident, said police operatives attached to Langbasa Division, Ajah, who were informed of the ugly incident by a neighbour of the couple, rushed to the place only to find the victim dead.
He added that they evacuated the corpse and arrested the suspect, adding that an investigation is ongoing.
The state Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu, condemned the incident, saying the command would work with relevant agencies to tame the domestic violence in the state.
He urged couples to resolve their differences amicably, adding that he will make sure justice is done in the case.