Alfa Mutiu Sonola, Islamic Cleric Who Killed Wife Over Food On Christmas Day Arrested
A violent cleric who allegedly killed his wife during a fight that broke out over food in Ogun state on Christmas day has been arrested.
The 37-year-old Islamic cleric popularly called Alfa Mutiu Sonola reportedly beat his wife , Zainab Shotayo to death in the early hours of Christmas Day (Wednesday the 25th of December) in Ibara area of Ogun state.
According to the father of the victim, he beat the deceased to coma early Wednesday morning.
She reportedly gave up the ghost at Ijaye General Hospital.
He was said to have fled to an unknown location shortly after the attack before police picked him up from his hide out on the same day.
Ogun state Police spokesperson, Abimbola Oyeyemi said preliminary investigation revealed that the suspect who also worked as a carpenter was fond of beating his late wife at any slight provocation.