Mrs. Omotayo Salawudeen, a 39 year old housewife, has been arrested for killing her husband, Alhaji Hakeem Salawudeen.
The woman confessed that she covered her husband’s mouth while Oladapo Dolapo, a 24 year old man, she hired to kill him stabbed him in the chest to death.
According to Mrs. Omotayo, her husband was loving and she even had s*x with him before Dolapo who she hire killed him.
“I hired Oladopo Dolapo to kill my husband. We were married for about 17 years. We are blessed with children. They are aged 17, 15 and 12. My husband did not offend me, I was just mad at him” She said.
“I choked him with pillow after having s*x with him, and Dolapo stabbed him to death with a knife.”
“I don’t know what came over me, but I am regretting my action. I didn’t know it would end this way.” She added.
Statement issued by the Osun State Police Command;
POLICE ARREST WIFE, ONE OTHER FOR KILLING HUSBAND
The Osun State Police Commissioner, Olafimihan Adeoye has said his men have arrested on Mrs Omotayo Salawudeen, 39, who allegedly conspired with one Oladapo Dolapo to kill her husband. The Police boss stated this while speaking with journalists on the achievement of his command for the months of June and mid July.
CP Adeoye who expressed shocked on the unpleasant scenario which led to the death of Alhaji Salawudeen Hakeem age 43years of No.11, Adeniran street, Hallelujah Estate, Osogbo posited that the police will explore every means to unravel any circumstances that led to his sudden death.
The police Commissioner told news men that his men acted upon the receipt of a case of murder which was lodged at Dada Estate Divisional Police Headquarters by one Engineer Salawudeen Jimoh of No, 37 Engineer Adesina Salawudeen Street Osogbo, adding that his men who swung into action immediately, carried out comprehensive investigations.
He posited that investigations made by his men led to the arrest on the deceased wife, Omotayo Salawudeen and her co-plotter, Oladapo Dolapo.
According to the police boss, Oladapo, an ex-convict who just gained his freedom from Ilesa prison about four months ago was contacted by Mrs. Omotayo Salawudeen at Sabo Area of Osogbo to kill her husband on the ground that her husband married a second wife and she offered to pay N10, 000, 00 for the job as against the N300, 000. 00 earlier demanded by Oladapo.
“Having concluded their plans, the duo exchanged numbers while Mrs. Omotayo later called Oladapo to inform him of her husband’s whereabouts. Mrs. Omotayo Salawudeen took Oladapo through the kitchen and hid him inside a store in their apartment”
“When the husband came, the wife signaled her guest (Oladapo) and immediately,Mrs. Omotayo Salawudeen used pillow to cover her husband’s mouth while Oladapo Dolapo, a musician from Ejigbo, stabbed stabbed him to death in his chest”, the CP said.
Meanwhile, after the killing, Oladapo wrote some inscriptions such as “NO PRICE NO PAY”, “AXE AYE” “FORGIVENESS IS A SIN” on the wall and door respectively under the disguise that the killing was carried out by cultists.
“The wife made an outcry after Oladapo had gone to raise alarm that suspected assassins have killed her husband”.
The duo of Mrs Salawudeen who had sometimes gone to her rival’s house with a petrol keg with a threat to burn her hands down, and her partner in crime Oladapo Dolapo have been arrested and subjected to systematic investigations.