Man arrested for killing 57-year-old he suspected of having an affair with his wife in Adamawa

A 30-year-old man identified as Johnson Samuel, has been arrested by men of the Adamawa state police command for stabbing a 57-year-old man to death at his residence over suspicion that the victim was having an affair with his wife.

The spokesperson of the state police command, Suleiman Nguroje, who confirmed the arrest, said the suspect, a resident of Bandasarga village, Ganye Local Government Area, returned home on Sunday, April 4 around 11pm and met the victim, Yaji Lawal, in his house.

He suspected that the man was having an affair with his wife. In anger, he picked up a knife and stabbed the deceased.

“There and then, he suspected the victim of coming to have an affair with his wife; all of a sudden, he stabbed him with a knife and left him in a pool of blood” Nguroje said

Nguroje said the victim was rushed to hospital but was later confirmed dead. He said the state Commissioner Police, Aliyu Adamu, has ordered further investigations into the case.

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