Police in Ondo State are on the trail of an
ex-police officer, Tajudeen Adeniyi, over
an attempt to kill his wife, Moyosola, by
macheting her, inflicting a 10-centimetre
deep gash on her head.
The 38-year-old suspect took to his heels
immediately he inflicted the injury on his
wife who has had four children for him.
Adeniyi, according to investigation, has
gone underground following the hint he got
that the family of the wife had reported
the incident to the Police.
Consequently, the Police have combed the
houses of his friends and family members to no avail.
Narrating her ordeal to newsmen on her
hospital bed, yesterday, Moyosola said her
husband abandoned the house for another
woman since November 2012.
She alleged that her husband invaded her
apartment at Plaza area of Akure at about
11 p.m on Wednesday and attacked her.
According to her, the husband forced the
door of the room open with the use of the
mortar and attacked her with cutlass,
bottle and club.
She also alleged that her husband who was
accompanied by two other men inflicted
several machete cuts on her head and neck, making her to lose several pints of blood.
Moyosola explained that after the husband
abandoned her she took their four children
to their hometown in Ogotun-Ekiti.
The doctor taking care of injured
Moyosola, Dr. Matthew Adeyeri, told
newsmen that she had about 12 centimetres
cut on her head. He noted that it was sheer providence that she survived the attack.
According to him, “if the cut inflicted on
the woman’s neck had been as deep as the
one on her head, she would have died before getting to the hospital.
The state’s Police image maker, Wole
Ogodo, said men of the command were on
the trail of the suspect for attempted