Ondo CP Orders Probe into Businessman, Wife’s Death

The Ondo State Police Command has ordered an investigation into the death of a businessman, Sesan Adelabu, and his wife, Bolu, which occurred on Friday.

Adelabu, also known as Emirate, reportedly committed suicide at his residence in Alagbaka Akure, Ondo State, on Friday after killing his wife for an unknown reason.

The deceased, a businessman, who was said to be dealing in petroleum products, allegedly macheted his wife to death, after which he drank a liquid substance suspected to be an insecticide.

The reason for the late businessman’s action was still unknown as of the time of filing this report.

According to a statement issued by the state Police Public Relations officer, Mrs Funmilayo Odunlami, who earlier confirmed the incident, the state Commissioner of Police, Mr Abayomi Oladipo, has ordered the Criminal Investigation Department of the command to begin an investigation into the matter.

The statement explained that the lifeless body of the deceased was discovered by the policeman attached to the deceased.

The statement read, “The state Commissioner of Police, Mr Abayomi Oladipo, has ordered the Homicide Section of the State Criminal Investigation Department to take over the case of alleged murder and suicide of a socialite and petrol station owner, Mr Sesan Adelabu, popularly known as Emirate, and his wife, Mrs Bolu Adelabu.

Punch / Saudat Adetunji

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