Man kills wife, children for alleged infidelity

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A 35-year old man in Edo state, simply known as Uwaila, who accused his wife of infidelity,has allegedly killed his wife and two sons.

Duaglobalnews gathered that the incident happened on Sunday at Ovbiogie village in Ovia North East Local Government Area of the state.

The suspect was said to have shot through the door into the room where his wife and children ran into for safety and locked themselves in, following an argument.

The sad development made residents of the community to wail almost uncontrollably when officials of the Federal Road Safety Corps( FRSC) came to evacuate the corpses of the victims.

The suspect, now in police net, said he took the action because his wife accused him of having girlfriends and threatened to retaliate by going 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.

The suspect said he shot through the door, adding that in the process, the bullet hit them on the bed.

Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police in the state, CP Hakeem Odumosun, who visited the scene of the incident, promised that the suspect would be charged to court after the conclusion of the investigation into the case.

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