The Commissioner of Police in the state, Alhaji Adamu Usman, disclosed this in Minna on Friday, the wife died on the spot while the man flee to an unknown destination
Usman said the incident occurred on Jan. 22, at about 11:50 p.m. when Suleiman had a minor misunderstanding with his 35-year-old wife Aishatu Suleiman.
He said the suspect hit Aishatu his wife with a hoe on her forehead which resulted in her death on the spot.
“Consequently, the suspect fled to an unknown destination, and the corpse was taken to Nasco General hospital for autopsy, after which it was released to the family for burial accordingly to Islamic rites,” he said.
The commissioner said an investigation into the incident had already begun, while efforts were ongoing to apprehend the fleeing suspect.
He appealed to members of the public to give useful information that would lead to the arrest of the suspect.