LAGOS, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA)- A man identified as Bem Matthew of Korinya-City, Konshisha Local Government Area of Benue State, has been arrested for stabbing his wife to death.
It was gathered that the man carried out the act around 7:03 am on Tuesday, 24 October, 2023.
According to reports, Neighbors stormed the scene of the incident and apprehended the suspect while the deceased’s body was taken to the mortuary of Saint Joseph’s Clinic and Maternity, Korinya City in the said LGA of the State.
The suspect was eventually arrested by men of the Konshisha Divisional Police Station.
Responding to the queries at the Police station, the suspect confessed that he stabbed his wife to death because she was no longer “submissive to him”.
An eyewitness, who spoke on the condition of anonmity, said the deceased was stabbed on the rib, back and thigh.
It was further learnt that the man and his deceased wife have four children.
Efforts to get the reaction of the Benue State Police Command were not successful as the spokesperson, SP Catherine Anekwe, could not be reached for comments as at the time of filling this report.