A 37 year old man, Ifeanyi Ajaero, has been arrested by police in Ogun State police command, for allegedly chaining his 28-year-old wife, Obiageli, to a generating set from nightfall till dawn, after she had been seriously battered. In statement by the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) of the command, Abimbola Oyeyemi, the incident occurred at Ewooluwo Sagamu in Sagamu Local Government Area of the state According to Oyeyemi, an ASP, the suspect who was a member of the already disbanded Merchant Navy, used an hand-cuff to chain his wife who had become weak as a result of serious beating she received from the suspect.
She was allegedly chained on the night of Friday 14th April till the morning of Saturday 15th April 2017.
Meanwhile, the State Commissioner of Police, Ahmed Iliyasu, who described the action of the suspect as the height of wickedness has ordered the immediate transfer of the case to Anti- Human Trafficking and Child Labour Unit of the state Investigation and Intelligence Department for further investigation and prosecution.
He also warned residents of the state that the command would not tolerate any act of domestic violence no matter who was involved.