A housewife who identified as Atika has reportedly murdered her husband, Ibrahim Ahmad Salihu (Mallam Iro) over his second wife.
The incident occurred at Angwa Yerima in Maraba, Karu Local Government Area of Nasarawa State, Daily Trust reports.
The 37-year-old mechanic was said to often spend time with his two wives on a rotational basis and would bid them farewell when going to the other room.
On the night of February 26, the deceased was bidding Atika farewell on his way to spend the night with her junior co-wife when she angrily bit his finger, a source told the publication.
According to the source: “And that was what he did that day around 8 pm, only for Atika to respond angrily and bite his finger.”
The suspect’s mother, Hajiya Hauwa Umar said her son was stabbed while the second wife was tending to his wounds.
She said: “The other wife rushed to his rescue and was trying to tie the affected finger, but again the first wife, who had already locked the compound’s gate, held him from the back and stabbed him on the neck continuously.”
The deceased was confirmed dead at the hospital and has been buried according to the Islamic rites.