By Sir Gabriel Otioma
A man identified as Uwaila, 35-year, has reportedly murdered his wife and two sons at Ovbiogie Village in Ovie North local government of Edo State following argument over infidelity.
The suspect alleged that his wife had long accusing him of infidelity which he claims to have been opposing by constantly telling her that he has no other woman outside in form of concubine, but want to live and train his children.
In what seems to be retaliation, the suspect said the wife, 28-yr has threatened that she would do the same if he does not stop infidelity and remain faithful in marriage.
Furthermore, the blood bath took place after the suspect claims to have gone out to see a friend in the neighborhood only to return home and being accused by his wife that he went out to meet with another woman.
In anger, he brought out pump action riffles while the wife ran for safety along with their three children and locked herself in a room, but the suspect fire through the door which claims the lives of his wife and two sons, 2 and 3yrs old, luckily, only the 5-yr among the three children was saved.
Though the suspect has denied pulling the trigger, claims it was accidental and not intentional.
The commissioner of Police in the state, Mr. Hakeem Odumosun who visited the incident has promised that the suspect would be charged to court after conclusion of investigation and also urged the public to maintain high level of self control and desist from anger.