Wednesday, 31 July 2013

Man Beats Wife To Death Over A Snake Killed Inside Their Home In Edo State

A Nigerian man identified as Godwin Idon is cooling off in police detention after he allegedly beat his wife to death after his son killed a snake in their home in Uzebba-Ululeha,Owan West LGA of Edo state.
The news agency reports that serious quarrel ensued between the couple after one of their sons had allegedly killed a snake in their living room.

The husband was said to have been infuriated by the action which he described as a taboo in the community.

After a week of quarrel, the wife in company of her mother-in-law decided to seek the intervention of a native doctor to know the implication of the son’s action.

It was when she returned that the husband accused her of foul-play and subsequently hit the wife on the head with a plank during a fight before the woman collapsed and died.

The remains of the deceased, who died on the spot, had been deposited in a morgue in Sabongidda-Ora, headquarters of the council.

The Police Area Commander, Mr David Jimwang, who confirmed the incident, told NAN that the man has been arrested and transfer

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