A man, Daniel Okafor, has allegedly killed himself after he reportedly found out that his wife, Pauline, refused to name him the inheritor of a house she built.
The incident happened in Nsugbe, an Anambra state East Local Government Area.
Pauline reportedly nominated her son as the inheritor of the property, an action that was 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 pleaded anonymity said, 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.
Confirming the incident, the Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Mr Haruna Mohammed, said the incident happened around 3am on Tuesday.
Mohammed stated, “Around
“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
“He was later certified dead by a medical doctor while still receiving treatment and his corpse was deposited at the Apex Mortuary for an autopsy.”
The PPRO added that the wife was responding to treatment and that investigation was still on over the incident.
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