A man, Daniel Okafor, has allegedly committed suicide at Nsugbe in the Anambra East Local Government Area of Anambra State because his wife, Pauline, refused to name him the inheritor of a house she built. PUNCH Metro gathered that Pauline nominated her son as the inheritor of the property, a development that said to have angered her husband.
As a consequence, Daniel reportedly bathed her in a substance suspected to be acid and thereafter took his own life. A source, who begged not to be named, said that the deceased attacked his wife after she built a house and used their son as her next of kin and inheritor of the property.
“When the man found out, he could not take it, so he decided to pour acid on her. The husband also drank the acid and died, while his wife is currently hospitalised at a clinic,” the source said.
The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Mr Haruna Mohammed, confirmed the story to our correspondent. He said the incident happened around 3am on Tuesday. Mohammed stated, “Around 3am, there was a report at the 3-3 Police Station, Onitsha, that one Daniel Okafor of Nsugbe allegedly poured a chemical substance suspected to be acid on his wife, one Mrs Pauline Okafor, of the same address.
“Following the report, police detectives attached to the 3-3 Division visited the scene and rushed the victim to the Immaculate Heart Hospital, Onitsha, for treatment. “The suspect also looked very sick and was equally rushed to the Multi Care Hospital for medical attention. The doctor confirmed that the suspect seemed to have drank some quantity of the chemical he allegedly poured on his wife.
“He was later certified dead by a medical doctor while still receiving treatment and his corpse was deposited at the Apex Mortuary for autopsy.” The PPRO added that the wife was responding to treatment and that the case was under investigation to ascertain the circumstances surrounding the incident.
In a similar incident, According to reports shared on Facebook by Wizzy Styles, a woman yet to be identified poured acid on her cheating husband’s genitals after she found out that he impregnated her best friend. The man was rushed to FMC Zaria where he later died. Read Wizzy’s report below:
This woman got an information that her husband is in a secret relationship with her best friend and the best friend is pregnant for her husband. She did her investigation and confirmed that the story was true. On February 15, 2018, when her husband returned from his working place, this woman pretended as if she is not yet aware of the secret relationship between her husband her best friend. She served him food and chat for a while. She seduced him and they made love that night, after the sex the man quickly slept off.
The woman has bought acid from one Kabir who is a battery charger since morning and kept it under their bed. After she notice that her husband has slept off, she pull the acid onto her man genitals. The man was rushed to a nearby hospital by neighbors but the hospital rejected him, they were directed to take him to fmc Zaria. He was admitted at FMC Zaria but the man eventually die on Tuesday, February 20, 2018.
Police in kaduna confirmed that the woman is in their custody and she will be charge to court for murder as soon as they conclude their investigations, the battery charger too is in police custody and will be charge for murder conspiracy.
“I love my husband so much, I was not intended to kill him. It was so painful to me that he got my best friend pregnant and he could not tell me, I knew about it from outsiders. I know I have over reacted but I want his family, our children and government to forgive me, I never planned to kill him, the alleged murderer stated.
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