A rageful housewife has allegedly murdered her husband in Madagali Local Government Area of Adamawa State.
The suspect identified as Caroline Barka, 20, is alleged to have stabbed her husband, Dauda Barka, to death after a fight broke out between them during an argument over the husband’s late-night outings.
According to a police report, the incident happened on Friday at Anguwan Tsamiya in the Madagali Local Government Area of the State.
The spokesman of the Adamawa State Police Command, SP Suleiman Nguroje, confirmed the incident in a statement, said the suspect has since been arrested.
The statement read: “The Adamawa State Police Command on 22/7/2022 apprehended a 20-year old housewife, for stabbing her 38-year old husband to death.
“The suspect, Caroline Barka, a resident of Angwan Tamiya, Madagali Local Government Area engaged her late husband, Barka Dauda in a fight following an argument that ensued between them after the deceased return home drunk and fell on their one year old baby who was in bed.
“Angered by his drunkenness, habitual late nights and failure to provide basic necessities as a husband, the suspect and the deceased engaged themselves in a fight which resulted to her stabbing the husband, as a result he fell down unconscious and was later rushed to the hospital where he was confirmed dead.
“The suspect was apprehended by the police in Madagali Local Government following a report received from a relative of the deceased.
“Investigation so far reveals that the suspect being a nursing mother has a child with the deceased after two years of marriage.”