Man beats wife to death over  N1,000


A 41- year-old man, Hammawa Usman has been arrested in Ganye Local Government Area of Adamawa State for killing his 36-years-old wife, Rabiyatu Usman, in a dispute over of  N1,000.

The incident came barely one week after the police in Adamawa apprehended a man for beating his wife to death.


Spokesman of the state police command, Sulaiman Nguroje, confirmed the incident.

According to a statement issued by the police image maker,  the suspect engaged Rabiyatu in a fight when she demanded the refund of her N1,000.
He said the suspect angrily reacted by hitting Rabiyatu head against the wall.

The statement added, “Rabiyatu fell  unconscious after her head hit the wall and was rushed to the hospital where she was later confirmed dead.

“The suspect was apprehended by the police following report received from a relative of the deceased and a good Samaritan,” Mr Nguroje said

He said investigation revealed that the suspect, a civil servant with Ganye Local Government Council, has five children with the deceased after 16 years of marriage.