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Alleged Wife Killer Surrenders Self to Police



The Lagos State Police Command have arrested Lekan Shondi for allegedly killing his wife Ronke.

He was said to have submitted himself to the Police.

The police spokesperson, Dolapo Badmos, said the Police tracked him down, adding that he will be transferred to the State Department of Criminal Investigation.

Shonde is been detained at the homicide unit, State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department (SCIID), Panti-Yaba.

Owoseni gave the order Monday after the Commander Rapid Response Squad (RRS), Tunji Disu, an Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) took the suspect to the command’s headquarters.

Shonde was alleged to have beaten his wife, Ronke Shonde to death on Thursday night, after which he ‘fled’, locking their two kids in the house with the deceased’s corpse on the ground.

The suspect, who has since been hiding, was said to have shuttled Cotonou, Benin Republic, Badagry and Ondo State since Friday.

It was gathered that he was convinced to surrender himself to the Police by family members and friends, that impressed upon him the need to come out from hiding or taking his life.


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