Ovye Yakubu, a primary school teacher living in road 5, Emmmy filling station branch, sabon-pegi shabu in Lafia Local Government Area of Nasarawa State, allegedly beats up his wife – Esther, a secondary school teacher to death.
According to an eye witness, Ovye and his wife Esther got into an argument today morning relating to house repairs on fixing the mosquito net on the windows, which Yakubu objected and ordered the carpenter to stop work or he’ll hit him with a plank, which he was already holding. The wife Esther responded that if he hits the carpenter, she’ll do same to him. Ovye Yakubu, however, chased the carpenter with plank, who ran away.
He drove all his kids indoors and some minutes later, there was sudden silence which attracted concerns from neighbours, who found the murdered wife – Esther lying lifeless on the ground with bruises on her hand, face and blood coming out of her mouth. They pouted her water, but to no avail, eye witnessed said.
Meanwhile, Yakubu dashed across to his sister’s house nearby to take cover and along his motorcycle” accordingly as said.
Naija Catapult reports that, The murderer – Ovye Yakubu has been arrested after, and is currently detained at the criminal investigation department (CID) of the police headquarters in Lafia, Nasarawa State.
A source in the neighborhood, who preferred to be undisclosed, confessed that, “Yakubuhe has been saying he will do his wife something.
“Ovye Yakubu has been having several brawls with his wife for about 10 years, time to time, on cheating with other single and married women.
“Ovye has left his wife and five children to live with a new, recent lover for more than a year and only comes home rarely to eat, get money from his murdered wife – Esther in a trickish way” the source said.
Another source said; “Ovye had sold their landed properties which they bought jointly with the wife he murdered and squandered money with his numerous girlfriend’s and lovers.
Naija Catapult gathered that, The alleged killers wife died late this morning, 7th January, 2022, after she was rushed to shabu health centre by her step son and friends a few minutes after getting to the hospital.
More investigations are been carried out by the Nigerian Police force as reported accordingly.