18-year-old girl set fire to her lover after a fight in Benue

18-year-old girl set fire to her lover after a fight in Benue

An 18-year-old girl with a hidden name was arrested by the police after she allegedly set her boyfriend on fire after an altercation in the Wadata district of Makurdi city.

The vanguard learned from an eyewitness that the teenager committed a shameful act on Monday morning at about 2 am, when the victim was fast asleep.

According to him, “the loud scream of the victim attracted the attention of neighbors who rushed to help him, but he had already received many burns.

“The neighbors immediately took him to the nearest Federal Medical Center Makurdi, FMC, where he was hospitalized,” he said.

When contacted by the State Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, Deputy Superintendent, DSP, Katherine Anen, who confirmed the incident, said the 18-year-old had poured gasoline over the victim’s studio prior to this. set on fire.

“We still don’t know why he did it. We have yet to question her, but I can confirm that she was arrested and just taken into custody.

“The incident took place at about 2 am today (Monday) on Zaki Biam Street in Wadat. We will give you more details, ”PPRO said.

This latest incident comes just weeks after a man in his forties named Nicodemus Nomwange set fire to himself and his girlfriend Shiminenge Pam in the upmarket neighborhood of Makurdi. And around the same time, a young woman allegedly also set fire to her lover at his residence on Shaahu Street in the city of Gboko.

Source: – Vanguard

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