Crime

Man apprehended by Police for allegedly beating his wife to death

One Mr Ovye Yakubu,has been arrested by the police for allegedly killing his wife, Esther Aya, in their residence at Sabonpegi-Shabu community of Lafia.

A family member who spoke with Newsmen explained that the misunderstanding started when the late wife called a carpenter to work but the husband insisted that he didn’t want the carpenter. This led to an argument in which the man beat up the wife leading to her death.

“The deceased engaged the service of a carpenter to fix net in their windows to prevent mosquitoes, but the husband stopped the carpenter, which the wife resisted, eventually the husband started beating her in the process,” he alleged.

The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) Ramhan Nansel, has confirmed the arrest

The Police PRO revealed that the Police arrested Mr Oveye yakubu on Friday January 7, after the Police received report of the incident that happened on the same date as a result of querrel.


He also explained that the corpse of the late wife is currently in the morgue awaiting post-mortem examination.

He ended by saying that
investigation was ongoing at the State Criminal Investigation Department, Lafia, to unravel the mystery behind the incident.

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