The inhabitants of Ovbiogie village in Ovia north East Local Government Area of Edo State were Sunday morning thrown into pandemonium when a 35-year-old man allegedly shot his wife and two sons to death.
The man identified simply as Uwaila was said to have shot his family to death over accusation of unfaithfulness.
The suspect who said his wife accused him of having girlfriends, added that 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.
Police Commissioner, Hakeem Odumosun, who visited the scene said the suspect would be charged to court after investigation has been concluded
Officials of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) were said to have evacuated the corpses to undisclosed mortuary.