The wife simply identified as Obiageli was chained to the generator on the night of Friday, 14th April till the next morning, Saturday 15th April 2017.
She was said to have been seriously beaten by her husband before he allegedly chained her there.
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 the serious beating she received from the suspect.
The PPRO, further stated that “the people in the neighborhood who had witnessed frequent beatings of Obiagelli by her husband, alerted the police to the latest incident, consequent upon which the DPO of Sagamu division, SP Aduroja Moses, led his men to the scene, rescued the victim and got the suspect arrested”.
Policemen at the Ogun Command interrogated the suspect and he admitted to chaining his wife to the generator, but claimed his actions were for “self-defense”.
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.