56-yr-old man allegedly beat wife to death
Police operatives in Adamawa State have arrested a 56-year-old man, Aminu Abubakar, for allegedly beating his wife to death in Shagari Phase 2 Estate, Yola South LGA of the state.
The suspect was said to have attacked his wife, Nana Fadimatu, 38, on Friday night, May 5, after he heard she was going to marry another man the next day.
The command’s spokesperson, Suleiman Nguroje, in a statement on Sunday, May 7, said: “The suspect, furiously engaged the deceased and 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 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 had one child with the deceased after nine years of their marriage.”