The Police Command in Benue has confirmed the incident where a wife kills herself, husband and three kids.
It was reported that the windscreen of the vehicle belonging to her husband was also smashed before the incident. Until his death, the husband, Adetsav Nicholas was an administrative staff of the local government service commission.
According to the spokesman, Benue State Police, Mr Yamu Moses, said: “the couple, who reside at Vandeikya street, were both staffs of Makurdi Local Government Council.
They have been having serious issues, the woman was seen with a pestle trying to smash husband’s car yesterday Friday. Besides, nobody knows the cause of their frequent fights. According to him, the Police personnel sent to the house found the man foaming in the mouth. Moreover, the three kids already dead, while the woman also lying lifeless. The wife kills herself, husband, three kids and was found holding a knife in her hands.
The incident occurred at 8:30 pm on Friday. Thus, report gathered, the couple assaults each other physically on daily basis. Yamu said that investigation had commenced towards determining the reasons for the actions. Meanwhile, the corpses had been deposited at the St. Theresa’s Catholic Hospital, Benue Makurdi.”
Also, the Chairman, Makurdi Local Government Council, Mrs Audu Akange confirmed the couple were employees of the local government council.
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