Power Uti arrested over wife’s death
Nigerian wrestling champion, Power Uti, has been arrested following the controversial death of his wife, Toyin, in their Ilupeju, Lagos State home, Vanguard newspaper is reporting.
Confirming the story Wednesday, the Police Public Relations Officer, Olarinde Famous-Cole, said that Uti has been remanded at the Ilupeju Police Station and would be transferred to the Criminal Investigative Department, Panti in Lagos on Thursday.
It was gathered that the body of the deceased was first discovered by Uti on Monday morning, who, instead of taking her to the hospital, went to a church to seek spiritual help.
The deceased was 38 years old and a mother of four children, who are under the ages of nine.
She was unemployed and had been married for 10 years until her demise.
Her body has been deposited at the Isolo General Hospital, while her four children have been placed under the care of her mother.
It was learnt on Wednesday night from multiple sources that the death has caused great shock in the Ilupeju area, as Uti is a popular personality, given his sporting prowess.