A man identified as Lekan Shonde has been sentenced to death by hanging, for beating his wife to death.
The case was presided by Justice Josephine Oyefeso of the Lagos State High Court, Ikeja, found him guilty of the murder of his wife, Ronke.
The 51-year-old Lekan Shonde, was a depot worker in the Apapa area of Lagos State before he was charged with the offence.
He had accused his wife of sleeping with another man.
According to the police, he allegedly beat her to death at their home in the Egbeda-Idimu area of Lagos State.
He was alleged to have also locked the door on the corpse and their two children before the incident was discovered by a housekeeper and later reported to the police.
The couple who had two children aged six and four is said to have a history of violent clashes prior to the murder.