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Nigerian Wrestling Champion, Power Uti, Arrested Over Wife's Death In Lagos

Nigerian wrestling champion, Power Uti has been arrested following the controversial death of his wife, identified as Toyin, in their home in the Ilupeju area of Lagos.

Confirming the development, Lagos Police PRO, Famous Cole said Power Uti has been remanded at the Ilupeju Police station and would be transferred to the Criminal Investigative Department today.

It was alleged that the body of his wife was discovered by Power 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 the late wife's mother.

Sources say the death has caused great shock in the Ilupeju area, as Power Uti is a popular personality, given his sporting prowess.