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.
Report had 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.
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 realising 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 Vanguard visited the decease ‘s family compound,family members and resident of the area maintained sealed leaps.