The Niger State Police Command has arrested a 25-year-old man, Bello Muhe, for allegedly killing his wife.
The suspect was arrested by police operatives of the command while trying to escape.
Nuhe from Gautan Fadama village in the Bagudo Local Government Area of Kebbi State was said to have killed the wife, Husse Ali, also 25-year-old for being promiscuous.
Report by Punch has it that the suspect had earlier sent the wife to her parents over her adulterous lifestyle, but she reportedly continued the act at her parents’ home.
“I used machete to kill her for refusing to adhere to my instruction; I told her to desist from sleeping around with other men but she disobeyed me and I
blew my top and killed her.
“My wife was stubborn, I sat her down and told her the implications of what she was doing, she ignored me and she had to pay the price,” he said.
The Command ’s Public Relations Officer, Muhammad Abubakar, confirmed the incident, stating that Muhe had been charged to court.