A man identified as Odion who was doused with acid by his wife, Becky in Edo state, succumbed to his injuries.
We reported that Becky, 29, fled after allegedly bathing her husband with a substance suspected of being acid while she slept.
The incident occurred on Sunday evening, November 14, in Idemudia Street, Off Omomon Road, St. Via del Salvatore, Benin City.
According to Standard Gazette, Odion died around 2am at the University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH)
Esohe Fidelis, who spoke to SG at the St. Savior Police Station, where she complained about her brother’s murder, said the family had concluded a plan to resolve the financial issue between the couple prior to the incident. .
“Becky threatened on Friday last week that she was going to paralyze my brother, and now I can see she finally killed him. I was in the hospital where my brother was being treated and he died suddenly on Monday around 2am. I want the police to please help find Becky, who has escaped and should be arrested and forced to face the law. ” she said.
The landlady, Mrs Patience Idemudia, said the couple always quarreled and settled down.
“This man who died has been in my house for four years with the woman, and they both have a son. I really want the police to thoroughly investigate the incident and bring the culprit to justice ”. she added.