HomeDomestic violence56-Year-Old Man Beats Wife To Death Over Plans To Marry Another

56-Year-Old Man Beats Wife To Death Over Plans To Marry Another

A man, Aminu Abubakar, has been nabbed by the Adamawa State Police Command, for allegedly beating his wife, Nana Fadimatu, to death over an alleged plan to leave for another man.

NIGERIACRIME gathered that the accused subdued Fadimatu and gave her fatal beating after he heard that his 38-year-old wife was going to marry another man the next day.

Disclosing this, the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Suleiman Nguroje, stated that the police immediately arrested Abubakar, a resident of Lelewaji community in Shagari Phase 2 Estate, Yola South Local Government Area of the state.

According to Nguroje, the suspect “furiously engaged” the deceased on Friday, May 5, about 10 pm.

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The statement said Abubakar “applied force on her by hitting her with a hard object, as a result of which she fell unconscious and was later announced dead.”

The statement revealed that the suspect was apprehended by the Police of the Shagari Divisional Headquarters after a report received from Nana Fadimatu’s intended new husband, Mahmud Rufai of neighbouring Shagari Annex, Yola South.

“Investigation so far reveals that the suspect, being a Manager of Anasam Table Water at Jambutu 50 Housing Estate, had one child with the deceased after nine years of their marriage,” the police statement said.

It added that the Adamawa State Commissioner of Police, CP Afolabi Babatola, while expressing Shock over the incident, had deployed officers from an anti-homicide unit attached to State CID to take over the investigation and to ensure that the law takes its course.

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