A lady, Aisha Aliyu, has allegedly killed her husband, Idris Ahmadu over a disagreement over sex.
The incident happened in Nasarawa Village, Lapai Local Government Area of Niger State in the early hours of Monday.
It was gathered Aisha, 19, and her husband, 24 married two months ago.
A source in the village who spoke on Monday said the couple went into an argument over sex before the lady picked up a kitchen knife and stabbed Ahmadu in the neck.
Aisha was said to have gone on to stab Ahmadu in several other parts of his body before he collapsed.
The man was rushed to a nearby community hospital in Lapai by the neighbours who heard his voice but he died before they could get to the hospital.
When the neighbours arrived at the hospital the doctors on duty confirmed that he was brought into the hospital dead.
When contacted, the state Police Public Relations Officer, Wasiu Abiodun, disclosed that Aisha was on the run.
The PRO confirmed the story, saying that the matter was still under investigation.
Abiodun said, “Today 12/02/2024 at about 1200hrs, information was received that, in the early hours of today, one Idris Ahmadu of Nasarawa village, via Lapai was stabbed to death by his wife, Aisha Aliyu 19/20yrs of the same address.
“Before the arrival of the police at the scene, the suspect had fled to an unknown destination, while effort was being intensified to arrest the fleeing suspect. Case under investigation please.”
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