Nasarawa – A man in his 20s reportedly shot dead his 18-year-old wife in front of his mother-in-law at Ninda village, Kokona Local Government Area, Nasarawa State, for refusing to have more babies.
According to Sunday Sun, on April 4, Okala Joseph went to his in-laws’ village where he learnt that his wife and mother-in-law had gone to the farm. He immediately followed them, and when he reached the farm, he shot his wife dead in the presence of her mother and younger sister.
He accused his wife of aborting pregnancies "several times".
Joseph, who was wearing a mask at the time, wanted to escape, but was arrested by police attached to Garaku police station.
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- News24 Nigeria