The Ogun State Police have arrested a 37-year old man, Ifeanyi Ajaero, for allegedly beating his wife before chaining her to a generator from night till morning.
The suspect Ifeanyi Ajaero chained his 28-year-old wife identified as Obiageli to the generator on the night of Friday, 14th April till the next morning, Saturday 15th April, 2017.
During interrogation, Mr Ajaero admitted to chaining his wife to the generator, but claimed his actions were for “self-defense. The State Commissioner of Police, Ahmed Iliyasu, who confirmed the arrest described the action of the suspect as the height of wickedness and warned residents that the command wont tolerate any act of domestic violence in the state.
He has also ordered the immediate transfer of the case to Anti- Human Trafficking and Child Labour Unit of the state Investigation and Intelligence Department for further investigation and prosecution.