A butcher was arrested after he abandoned his mistress's body at the side of the road when she died after they had sex.
Segun Taiwo was taken into custody on November 9 by Ogun State Police in relation to the death of his 50-year-old mistress, Abimbola Olusola on October 31 in Nigeria.
Reports say the 48-year-old suspect dumped her body by the roadside in Aro area of Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital when she died suddenly at around 3am.
Authorities say he confessed to dumping her body in a statement following his arrest after claiming she fell ill and died suddenly following having intercourse.
Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi said: “In his confession, he told the investigators that he has been dating the deceased since last year and that he invited her to his house on Sunday, October 31 to pass the night with him since his wife is not at home.
"He said around 3am, the deceased started showing signs of sickness after they had sex; and before he could do anything, she gave up the ghost.
“He stated further that he took the corpse in his car and drove it to the Aro area where he dumped it.
“When asked why he behaved in such an inhuman manner, he said he did so out of fear.”
The case was transferred to the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department on the order of the Commissioner of Police, Lanre Bankole.
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According to the publication Punch, the suspect will be charged to court.
Last year, chilling CCTV showed the moment the body of a six-month-pregnant woman is reportedly dumped at a quiet roadside in Queens, NYC, US.
Vanessa Pierre, 29, and her unborn baby girl both died and her boyfriend, Goey Charles, was arrested on suspicion of murder, according to NYPD Chief Rodney Harrison.
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