20-year-old housewife stabs husband to death for keeping late night

The Nigeria Police Force, Adamawa State command, has arrested a 20-year old housewife, Carol Barka, for allegedly murdering her husband, Dauda Barka.

Barka reportedly stabbed her husband with a knife during a fight, leading to his death, according to a police report.

It was learnt that Barka, allegedly took the life of her 38-year old husband because he was keeping late nights, drinking, among other provocative issues.

As gathered, the incident happened on Friday at Anguwan Tsamiya in the Madagali Local Government Area of the State.

While confirming the report, spokesperson for the police in Adamawa State, SP Suleiman Nguroje, said, “An argument ensued between the couple after the husband returned home late and drunk.

“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,” he said.


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