The Police in Osun state have arrested a father of two, Tunde Oyeniran, for reportedly killing his wife and two children.
Oyeniran was said to have committed the crime at around 11pm last Friday along Okuku road in Inisa, Odo-Otin local government area of the state.
In a bid to allegedly cover up his act, the suspect was said to have also cut himself slightly in the hand and stomach, claiming that he was attacked by assailants.
After purportedly killing his wife, Sarah, and children, the suspect raised alarm to have been attacked by unknown assailants while blood stains of the wounds he sustained were on his body.
Notwithstanding his claim, the police arrested Oyeniran while investigation d commenced into the matter.
The Police Public Relations Officer, Mrs Yemisi Opalola, said the suspect is receiving treatment at an hospital.
According to the police, corpses of the wife and two children have been deposited at a mortuary in Ikirun, Ifelodun local government area.
The police confirmed that the cutlass was recovered from the man, noting that post mortem examination would be conducted on the corpses.