Man kills wife for allegedly not remitting N5000

Thu Feb 13th, 2020 - Benue

A 42-year-old fisherman, Mr. Ejiro Patrick, of KM 14, Tyo Mu, Gboko road yesterday went berserk and killed his wife for refusing to remit ₦N5,000 to him after selling some items for the family.

Confirming the incident, the Police Public Relations Officer, Catherine Sewuese Anene, said the reason for the violence that ended up at the riverside was that the wife had sold some items for the family and did not remit ₦N5,000, which was proceed of the sale.

“Yes, we have gotten information about the killing of a woman by her husband at KM 14, Tyo-Mu Gboko road. We learnt that the suspect beat up his wife to a state of coma and the victim was rushed to Benue State University Teaching Hospital where she was confirmed dead.




source: Guardian