It was a shocking incident yesterday for the people of Oronna Street in Abule-Egba area of Lagos, after a 60-year-old man allegedly killed his wife over his missing N500, locked himself up with the corpse.
Report reaching AMEBO SHRINE has it that fight broke out after the man identified as Gbadebo Elegbede, accused his 17-year-old son of stealing his N500 at about 7am. His wife, Maria, was said to have defended his son, an action that reportedly led to a verbal confrontation with her husband, which degenerated into a scuffle.
It was said that Gbadebo was said to have hit his wife with a hard object on the face, causing her to slump.
His son, Johnson, was said to have attempted to lift his mother from the floor only to discover that she was motionless and bleeding from the mouth and nose.
Johnson reportedly ran out to alert neighbours who came to his mother’s help, only to find the door of the apartment locked from inside, with Gbadebo threatening to kill anyone who attempted to force the door open.
Till date no one can tell what he did with her corpse. . according to the story reaching us, everyone is afraid of him in that area”, an eye witness who simply gave her name as Nwankego told newsmen on the telephone.