The Police Command in Benue, on Sunday, said that a center-elderly guy, truly diagnosed as Nicodemus, has set himself and his lady friend ablaze in Makurdi.
The command’s Spokesperson, DSP Catherine Anene, advised the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Makurdi that Nicodemus died instantaneous, at the same time as the girlfriend, also diagnosed as Shiminenge, died later on the Benue State Teaching Hospital, Makurdi. Anene explained that Nicodemus devoted the act at his lady friend’s house on Inkipi Street, High-Level location of Makurdi on Saturday evening. She stated that a controversy had ensued among them, including, however, that the reason of the argument changed into unknown. She said that Nicodemus had locked himself and the lady in her room earlier than setting the room ablaze.
“According to an eyewitness, there has been a controversy between them which we’re yet to discover. “We take into account that Nicodemus, while coming to Shiminenge’s residence, came in conjunction with gasoline. “He used the gas to set himself and the woman ablaze after locking the house from inside,” the police spokesperson said. A neighbour of Shiminenge advised NAN correspondent that Nicodemus had abandoned his spouse and kids for the woman and that hassle ensued while the lady informed him of her plan to marry a person else. “Nicodemus turned into now not glad with the girl over her choice to depart him for some other guy. “He had earlier deserted his spouse and youngsters for Shiminenge. So, he couldn’t bear the frustration,” the neighbor, who favored anonymity”.