Robert Mede has been arrested for allegedly beating his pregnant wife to death.
The suspect is believed to be from Bodere village in the Ribadu District of the Fufore Local Government Area of the state, and is being held at the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of Police Headquarters in Yola.
He told Daily Trust that on July 4, he begged his friend Mustapha to help him persuade his wife to return home after she went to her parents’ house to discuss an issue they were having.
Mede claims that about 8:00 p.m., while waiting for a friend to plead on his behalf, his late wife came out, grabbed his neck, and accused him of cheating on her. He clapped
The beating affected her condition and she was rushed to a hospital. She was reportedly expected to undergo blood transfusion, but her health deteriorated and she died on the 9th of July, 2021.
Mede told the publication that he regrets his actions. The state police spokesperson, Sulaiman Yahaya Nguroje confirmed the incident, saying the accused will soon be charged to court.