The Osun State Police Command yesterday paraded a 39-year-old housewife, Mrs Omotola Salawudeen, for allegedly conspiring with others to kill her husband with a knife.
Police Commissioner Olafimihan Adeoye, who addressed reporters in Osogbo, the state capital, also paraded a suspected accomplice in the killing.
The police chief said the incident was reported to the command by Salawudeen Jimoh on May 12.
Adeoye said Jimoh reported that at 3 a.m, two strange men entered the home of his brother, Salawudeen Hakeem, at 11, Adeniran Street in Alleluyah Estate in Osogbo, and stabbed him to death with a knife.
He said the killers did not steal anything.
The police chief also said a team of detectives was sent to the scene of the crime where the inscription, “No Price, No Pay; Aye Axe and Forgiveness is a sin,” was found on the wall of the deceased’s home.
Adeoye said investigation led to the arrest of a suspect, who allegedly confessed that the wife of the deceased hired him to kill her husband.
The woman was said to have participated in the act.
The police chief urged the residents to always report marital or domestic disputes to the police for prompt resolution.
He said the suspects would be charged to court as soon as investigation was completed.