Going Home Tears as woman murdered by husband is laid to rest in Lagos

The woman stabbed to death by her husband in Lagos over infidelity allegations has been buried in Lagos amidst tears.

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Jafaru Sogei and the late Rose, in good times play

Jafaru Sogei and the late Rose, in good times

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It was tears and wailing as the body of Roseline Sougie, a 45-year-old mother of five allegedly murdered by her husband, Jafaru Sougie, in the Oshodi area of Lagos State, was laid to rest on Monday, June 6.

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Recall that the woman who was a petty trader at Ijora Market in Ajegunle area of the state and the bread winner of the family, was stabbed to death by the jobless husband at the Araromi Street, Oshodi, residence of the couple who had been married for 26 years, on Friday, May 27.

The poster of the late Roseline Sougie

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It was gathered that her husband had suspected her of engaging in infidelity as she was always bringing thing home for the comfort of the family and was the one paying the school fees of one of their children who had gained admission into a university.

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On the night the sad incident happened, the couple had taken their dinner and retired to bed, only for Jafaru to use a kitchen knife and slit the throat of his wife. After committing the sordid murder, he tried to commit suicide by drinking a substance suspected to be poison. After he was arrested and put in detention, the police said he had been exhibiting symptoms of insanity.

The coffin of Roseline Sougie

Photo Credit: Newshelm

May her soul rest in peace.

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