Man stabs pregnant wife to death over minor disagreement in Benue - NEWS FRONTIER DAILY


Tuesday, October 24, 2023

Man stabs pregnant wife to death over minor disagreement in Benue

A meddled aged man, identified as Bem Matthew has been arrested for allegedly stabbing his pregnant wife to death at Korinya in Konshisha Local Government Area of Benue State. 

A source from the area disclosed that the couple had a minor quarrel Tuesday morning and he suddenly reached for a knife and stabbed the pregnant woman on the chest. 

He said "we leant that the couple had a minor disagreement this morning and the man pulled a knife and killed his pregnant wife. 

"The incident almost sparked protest in the town but for the quick intervention of the elders of the community who stopped the youths from metting jungle justice on him. 

"Nobody has been able to get from the man why he killed the woman because he has not been able to explain to anybody why he did it. 

"But the Police have taken him away for questioning and investigation after he was rescued from the youths who wanted him to have a taste of what he did to the woman." 

Contacted, the Police Public Relations Officer, Superintendent Catherine Anene who confirmed the incident said the police had commenced investigation into matter. 

She said, "the incident is true and the suspect is in custody for investigations but I'm still waiting for details."

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