Tragedy struck, yesterday, at Oloje area of Ilorin when a housewife simply identified as Mariam allegedly struck her bricklayer husband to death with a stick following altercations between them over N100.
Alexenoyore's Blog reliably gathered that the woman, a mother of four all late, had recently returned into her matrimonial home after she parted ways with her husband following irreconcilable differences.
The incident which occurred yesterday, had since thrown the community into mourning as sympathisers thronged the deceased’s compound.
An eye-witness told alexenoyore's blog that their relationship went sore again yesterday morning, leading to a hot argument between them over N100 which the woman was said to have demanded from the husband.
The deceased,the source added, was said to have told the wife that he had no money which did not go down well with the wife thereby degenerating into a hot argument between them.
During the process, the wife was said to have picked a stick and hit the husband on his head and he fainted.
He was immediately rushed to a nearby private hospital where he was pronounced dead.
As the news of the man’s death filtered in,the woman on realizing the gravity of the incident was said to have locked herself up in a room and inflicted wounds on her body using a razor blade.
To avert another tragedy, residents of the area, according to sources, forced the door open and dragged the culprit out naked before the police were invited to effect her arrest.
When alexenoyore's blog visited the decease ‘s family compound,family members and resident of the area maintained sealed lips.
More details Later.