Gbenro, a male, is accused of strangling his wife, Wayesola, while she was sleeping.
Fayoke, who was present at the time, described how her father murdered her mother.
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The incident occurred at Salvation Army Street, Odoj?mu, Ondo, Akure, in the early hours of the morning.
When Fayoke got up to relieve herself, she saw her father strangling her mother, but she couldn’t do anything because her father threatened to kill her, according to The Country.
Fayoke’s scream of terror drew the attention of nearby residents, who discovered Wayesola had died.
Neighbors quickly locked the man inside to prevent him from fleeing, then contacted the deceased’s brother.
The matter has been transferred to the state CID for further investigation, according to Ondo Police spokesperson ASP Tee-Leo Ikoro.