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Court orders re-incarceration of alleged wife killer

20 May 2016, 16:11

Abuja - An Ebute Meta Chief Magistrate Court has ordered the detainment of alleged wife killer, Lekan Shonde for 30 days, Punch reports.

Shonde was arraigned on murder charges on Friday for the brutal killing of his wife.

Also read: Killer husband: Wife's autopsy report finally out

According to previous reports by Punch, the accused is alleged to have hacked his wife to death during a quarrel over his lover.

Sun News Online reported that Shonde is alleged to have gotten involved in an altercation with his wife, Ronke Bewaji Shonde, before fleeing the scene where her lifeless body was discovered lying on the floor the following morning.

The victim's family said that they are not ready to prosecute the accused but will leave everything in God's hands.

For more on this story, visit Punch.

- News 24


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