by Adeola Balogun
A woman in Edo has been arrested by police after it was alleged that she took the life of her husband.
Zenab Agbontine is in the custody of the state police command following reports that she severed her husband’s head with an axe.
Mrs. Agbontine is said to have perpetrated the act while her oblivious husband was asleep in their home near Auchi in the Estako West Local Government of the state.
The Nation reports:
Narrating what happened, the suspect said she had been married to her husband for nine years and that they had five children.
Zenab, who was paraded yesterday, said she was a farmer and that her husband was a night guard.
She said trouble started when he brought another woman home and asked her to leave.
Zenab said her refusal to leave made her husband to beat her and that she retaliated when she got hold of an object. She spoke in tears.