Hakeem Odumosun

Jethro Ibileke/Benin

A 35-year-old man simply identified as Uwaila, has been arrested in Benin for reportedly shooting his wife and two sons death.

The incident happened on Sunday morning at Ovbiogie Village in Ovia Northeast Local Government Area.

The suspect who said his wife accused him of having girlfriends, added that his wife threatened to also go out with other men.

Uwaila said he drove out of the house in anger and came back to see that his wife locked herself and his sons inside one of the rooms.

He said he shot through the door and the bullet hit them on the bed.

Police Commissioner, Hakeem Odumosun, who visited the scene said the suspect would be charged to court after investigation has been concluded

Officials of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) were said to have evacuated​ the corpses to undisclosed mortuary.