Man Kills Wife, Two Children with Cutlass in Osun

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SWITZERLAND, JULY 27 – A resident of Inisa town, Osun State, Tunde Oyeniran, has allegedly butchered his wife and two children to death.

Oyediran, who is a nurse was said to have perpetrated the act on Friday, around 11 pm, using a cutlass to kill his wife, Sarah, and other two victims.

It was gathered that the suspect later inflicted cuts on himself in the hand and stomach and raised the alarm, claiming that his family was attacked by hoodlums.

The Osun State Police Public Relations Officer, Yemisi Opalola, confirmed that Oyeniran was arrested where he was receiving treatment.

She said preliminary investigation revealed a foul play, adding that the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department was already investigating the matter.

Opalola said, “From the information available to us, the incident happened around 11 pm last Friday in Inisa. The suspect reportedly used a cutlass to kill his wife, Sarah, and the two children living with them.

“Three corpses recovered from the scene have been deposited in a morgue in Ikirun for post-mortem examination. A cutlass was also recovered from the scene. The state Commissioner of Police, Mr. Undie Adie, has directed a thorough investigation into the incident.”

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