A 30-year-old man, Uwani Danjuma, has killed his wife because she planned to re-marry after his supposed death.The incident occurred at Uddu Village in the Rijau Local Government Area of Niger State.According to Danjuma, his late wife had told him when he was sick weeks earlier that if he dies, she will re-marry another man. Angered by those words, Danjuma attacked and killed his wife with a cutlass after he got well.
Confessing to the crime, the suspect said his wife was sleeping when he carried out the heinous act, saying he purposely killed his wife because of her comment to him.“I can’t imagine my own wife telling me that if I died, she will remarry. I lost my temper and inflicted injuries on her neck with a matchete, which led to her death.“I am not regretting killing her since she wanted me to die, I killed her so that she will not remarry. She should not have said that to my hearing. There is power in the spoken words; so let her go. Allah will send her to hell fire for that unguarded comment,” he said.
The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) in the state, Mohammad Abubakar, said the suspect was arrested based on a tip-off adding that he had confessed to the crime. Abubakar noted that the injury Danjuna inflicted on the neck of deceased led to her death, adding that the suspect will be charged to court.
Meanwhile, a 27-year-old man identified as Alowale Salu, has revealed that he ambushed and used a gun to forcefully rape a lady to regain his respect.The suspect revealed that he lives with the victim at Ojumoye area of Ikorodu, in Lagos State, and had made several attempts to woo her to no avail. He said on several occasions, the lady had disgraced him publicly and he decided to sleep with her to regain his respect.
“On the day the incident happened, I went to one of my friends, Bayo, borrowed a gun and ambushed her on the road at night. I made her to surrender, forcefully penetrated her and collected her phone before I allowed her to go,” Salu said.He blamed the incident on the lady, saying that if she had accepted his love advance in the first instance, there would have been no need to obtain sex from her with a gun.