Operatives of the Benue State Command have arrested a 32-year-old man, Abunde Goja, for reportedly killing his ex-wife’s lover in Makurdi, the Benue State capital.
It was gathered that Goja, who is an artisan, stormed the home of his former lover and forced his way into the room. Upon sighting the new lover, Goja reportedly poured acid with the unidentified lover before hacking him to death with an axe wood.
The accused, who is said to have three children with the woman, reportedly conspired with a certain Luper to carry out the act.
Spokesman for the Command , said the ex wife, identified as Kadoon Chia, reported the matter to the police.
She narrated that Goja forcefully gained entrance into her apartment while she was alone with her boyfriend, one Terdoo Shito, along with other suspects, who were now at large.
the spokesman said that the accused, who could not explain how he got the acid, confessed to the crime but claimed he killed the victim in self defence.