Adamawa state police command have apprehended a 41-year-old man, Usman Hammawa, for allegedly beating his 36-year-old wife to death over N1,000.
This was contained in a statement by Command Spokesperson DSP Suleiman Nguroje, who explained that a fight ensued after Rabiyatu Usman demanded her husband refund N1,000 she lent him.
It was gathered that Mr. Usman Hammawa, resident of Jada Ward in Ganye Local Government Area of Adamawa State, applied force on his late wife by hitting her head against a wall, which made her unconscious.
It was learnt that she was rushed to the hospital where she was confirmed dead.
The accused was arrested by the police in Ganye LGA following complaints received from his late wife’s relatives.
The statement added that Mr. Usman Hammawa is a civil servant with Ganye LGA, had five children with the deceased after 16 years of marriage.