Man beats wife to death for denying him sexby Admin 11/08/2016 | 8:55 0 Posted in News, Social Issues An Ado-Ekiti Magistrates’ has ordered the remand of 42-year-old Josiah Johnson in prison custody for allegedly beating his wife to death over her refusal to have sex with him.The prosecutor, Sgt. Oriyomi Akinwale, told the court that the accused committed the offence on July 3 at Erio-Ekiti in Ekiti West Local Government Area of Ekiti State.He said that the accused, on the said date, unlawfully caused the death of his wife, Mrs Julianah Johnson by beating her to death.According to him, the husband wanted sexual intercourse with his wife, now deceased, but she declined saying she did not want to get pregnant after having seven children.He told the court that the man, infuriated by his wife’s refusal, beat her to submission and forcefully had sexual intercourse with her, all of which led to her death.Oriyomi said the offence contravened Section 319(1) of the Criminal Code, Cap C 16, Laws of Ekiti State. 2012.The prosecutor, however, sought an adjournment of the matter as he still needed legal advice from the office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP).The plea of the accused was not taken because of the development while his counsel, Mr Tunde Falade, did not object to the request for a short adjournment pending outcome of the DPP’s advice.Magistrate Taiwo Ajibade consequently remanded the accused in prison custody and adjourned the case to Sept.12.NAN London schoolgirl who fled UK to join ISIS killed by airstrike Discriminatory Appointments against Non-muslims in Nigeria - by Solomon Asemota, SAN Enjoy and Share Post:FacebookTwitterRedditLinkedInEmailPinterestloading... Tags:Ado-Ekiti Magistrates, Husband beats wife to death over sex, Josiah Johnson  Leave a Reply Cancel reply This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.