A 30-year-old man identified as Umar Tambari has been arrested by The Niger State Police Command has for allegedly beating his wife, Hauwa, to death. The victim says the deceased was used to disrespecting him. Hence the reason the Man Beats Wife to Death.
The incident was said to have occurred on February 26, 2019, at Emiworo village in the Wushishi Local Government Area of Niger State following a disagreement between the couple.
The suspect was arrested by a team of policemen attached to the Wushishi Division following a tip-off.
It was gathered on Tuesday that the suspect had asked the deceased to fetch water for him to bathe, but she allegedly refused.
He was said to have fetched the water himself only for the wife to accuse him of using the water she fetched.
The suspect reportedly lost his temper and assaulted Hauwa, a situation that reportedly led to her death.
The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Mohammad Abubakar, confirmed the incident, adding that the suspect had confessed to the crime.
Abubakar said Tambari hit his wife with a stick several times, and she died on the way to the hospital, adding that the suspect had been charged to court.