Man allegedly beats wife to death over mosquito nets in Nasarawa

January 9, 2022

The Nasarawa State Police Command has arrested one Ovye Yakubu, over alleged murder of his wife, Esther Aya Anjugu. 

The incident happened in the couple’s residence at Sabonpegi-Shabu community of Lafia Lafia North Development Area on Friday, January 7, 2022. 

It was gathered that the accused allegedly beat his wife to death following an argument over mosquito net. 

A family member of the deceased who preferred anonymity alledged that a heated argument ensued between the couple when the suspect tried to stop a carpenter engaged by the wife to fix a net to their window.

He alledged that the suspect had beaten up the wife when she insisted that the carpenter should continued with the work.

“The deceased engaged the service of a carpenter to fix a net in their windows to prevent mosquitoes, but the husband stopped the carpenter, which the wife resisted, eventually the husband started beating her in the process,” he alleged.

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