A Nigerian man, Salami Olajide a.k.a ‘Stubborn’ has been accused of beating his wife.
According to PM News, the suspect beat his wife and mother of his three children, Salami Ruth to coma.
He then tried forcing the deadly insecticide, sniper down her throat. All these he did because Ruth wanted to end their marriage of 6 years.
The incident reportedly happened in the couple’s apartment at Ijede Road in Ikorodu on Saturday, March 7.
The 33-year-old Ruth, 33, who is nursing a six-month-old baby, was taken to Ajayi Hospital within the community where she is receiving treatment.
Alhaji Lawal Tanimola, the couple’s landlord who spoke with newsmen said he had to cut short his prayer and called other tenants with whom they forced the door open after hearing Ruth’s continuous call for help.
He further disclosed the couple fight every other week since moving in 2 years ago.
Tanimola further revealed that the police let Salami go barely 24 hours after he was arrested.
Tanimola told PM Express;
‘’We tried to intervene, but the husband stopped us, warning us to back off as we are not party to their marriage.
“Just like ever before, he was arrested and we all heaved a sigh of relief. But we were stunned to see the man released the next day on the order from above as it was a pure family affair.’’