Al­leged In­fi­delity: Man Kills Wife, Two Sons

THISDAY - - NEWS EXTRA - Adibe Emeny­onu in Benin City

A 35-year old man iden­ti­fied as Uwaila, has shot his wife and two sons dead over al­leged in­fi­delity.

The in­ci­dent as gath­ered hap­pened yes­ter­day morn­ing at Ovbio­gie vil­lage in Ovia North East Lo­cal Gov­ern­ment Area in Edo State.

The man was said to have shot through the door into the room where his wife and chil­dren ran into and locked them­selves in.

Res­i­dents in the com­mu­nity wailed un­con­trol­lably when of­fi­cials of the Fed­eral Road Safety Corps (FRSC) came to evac­u­ate the corpses.

Nar­rat­ing what hap­pened, the sus­pect who was in po­lice cus­tody said his wife ac­cused him of hav­ing girl­friends.

He said his wife threat­ened to also go out with other men.

Uwaila said he drove out of the house in anger and came back to see that his wife locked her­self and his sons in­side one of the rooms.

He said he shot through the door and the bul­let hit them on the bed.

The state Po­lice Com­mis­sioner, Ha­keem Odu­mo­sun, who vis­ited the scene, said the sus­pect would be charged to court af­ter in­ves­ti­ga­tion has been con­cluded.

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