How wicked can someone be, that is the question many people are asking in Sagamu Local Government of Ogun State as the Police Command swooped in and rescued a housewife, Mrs Obiageli Ajaero, who was battered and chained to the family generator for over 24 hours by her husband, Ifeanyi .
It was gathered that Operatives from the Sagamu division of the Command who got wind of the woman’s ordeal hurried to the home of the Ajaero at Ewooluwo – Sagamu in Sagamu Local Government Area of the state, and rescued her.
Abimbola Oyeyemi, the Command Police Relations Officer in a release to the press, said Ifeanyi Ajaero( 37) has been arrested for fastening his wife, Obiageli(28) to a “Generator set till day break after she has been seriously battered.”
“The Suspect who is a member of the already disbanded merchant Navy used an hand cuff to chain his wife who has become so weak as a result of serious beating from the wicked husband.
The neighborhood people, who has been witnessing frequent beating of Obiageli by her husband, alerted the police of this latest happening prompting the police to go to the scene and rescue the victim and have the suspect arrested,
On interrogation, suspect admitted chaining the woman to generator, but claimed that his action is for self defense, he stated.
According to Oyeyemi, the Commissioner of police, Ahmed Iliyasu, who described the action of the suspect as act of wickedness, has transferred the case to the Anti human trafficking and child labor unit of the State Investigation and Intelligence Department (SIID) for more investigation and prosecution. By Our Reporter