A man in Edo State is currently in police custody after he shot dead his wife and sons following alleged threats of infidelity by his wife.
The incident happened in the village of Ovbiogie in Ovia North-East Local Government Area of the state yesterday morning.
The 35-year-old man identified as Uwaila reportedly shot his wife and two sons dead over alleged infidelity.
Uwaila, was accused of having girlfriends by his wife who threatened to have her revenge by going out with other men. The suspect who drove out after the argument but returned after a short time, shot through the door into the room where his wife and children ran into for safety and locked themselves in.
His wife and children were hit by the bullet on the bed they laid on. He has however been apprehended and handed over to the police.
Residents of the village wailed uncontrollably when officials of the Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, came to evacuate the corpse, reports PUNCH.
Edo State Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosun, who visited the scene, said the suspect would be charged to court after thorough investigations.
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