The Osun State Police Command have arrested a Nurse identified as Tunde Oyeniran, for allegedly using a cutlass to kill his wife and their two kids at their home.
The incident happened in Inisa town, Osun state on Friday 24th July.
The spokesperson of the Osun State Police Command, Yemisi Opalola, who confirmed this to newsmen, said that Oyeniran allegedly hacked his wife and children to death with a cutlass, and thereafter used the same cutlass to inflict cuts on himself in the hand and stomach.
She said that Oyeniran then raised an alarm claiming that his family was attacked by some hoodlums.
Opalola said that the suspect has been arrested and is currently being treated for the injuries on his body.
She said that a preliminary investigation revealed that the suspect played a foul play.
According to Opalola, men of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department have already started investigation to unravel the mystery behind the attack.
“From the information available to us, the incident happened around 11pm last Friday in Inisa. The suspect reportedly used a cutlass to kill his wife, Sarah, and the two children living with them.
Three corpses recovered from the scene have been deposited in a morgue in Ikirun for post-mortem examination. A cutlass was also recovered from the scene. The state Commissioner of Police, Mr Undie Adie, has directed thorough investigation into the incident.” Opalola stated.