A 32-year-old man, Jibrin Abu, has been arrested by the police in Niger state for allegedly beating his spouse, Victoria, to loss of life with a bit of wooden over allegations that she cheated on him.
According to the police, Abu who hails from Dabogi village in Lapai, used a bit of wooden to beat his spouse to loss of life for failing to heed to his warning that she ought to cease speaking on telephone to male associates.
An unremorseful Mr. Abu stated his spouse is a shame to womanhood. He accused her of bringing males into their matrimonial house and that he killed her to save his household identify from disgrace.
“I used a wood to kill her after several warnings for her to desist from taking calls from men in my house. I have been suspecting that my wife was sleeping around with other men in my village but in the heat of argument, I killed her. My late wife brought men into our matrimonial home and my culture abhors such an act; that was why I killed her to save the family from the shame,” he added.
Confiirming the incident, the spokesperson of the state police command, Muhammad Abubakar, stated Abu, after killing his spouse, tried to commit suicide by ingesting Sniper insecticide, however he was rushed to the Lapai General Hospital by police operatives and was handled.
Abubakar added that Abu can be charged to court docket quickly.