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Man murders wife over affair with ex-boyfriend

Man murders wife over affair with ex-boyfriend

The Niger State Police Command has captured one Ishaya David, 29, for purportedly murdering his wife.

He was apprehended by the police detective of Gawu Babangida Division in the Gurara Local Government Area of the state.

The suspect, who hails from Sabon Kaida town in Gurara, was said to have murdered his spouse, Rifkatu David, 25, over charges of promiscuity.

It was gathered that he killed his wife over allegations that she shad an affair with her ex-boyfriend.

Describing what prompted the killing of Rifkatu on Thursday, Ishaya stated,

“I used a knife to kill her for her refusal to adhere to my instruction. I told her to desist from sleeping with men, but she boasted that nothing would happen, so, I lost my temper and stabbed her.”

Ishaya described his wife an as unfaithful person, who had no form of respect for him.

“My wife was stubborn; she never listened to me; I even sat her down and told her the implications of what she was doing, but she did not repent and she had to pay the supreme price,” he added.

The Command Public Relations Officer, Muhammad Abubakar, affirmed the situation, expressing that the issue had been charged to court.