Man Shoots Wife In Front Of Mother-In-Law

A man in his 20s, Okala Joseph, did the unimaginable by shooting his wife dead, in the presence of his mother-in-law.
Joseph was said to have committed the dastardly act at Ninda village, Kokona Local Government Area, Nasarawa State.
He allegedly shot the victim, 18-year-old Helen Precious for refusing to have more babies by aborting the babies. It was gathered that Joseph allegedly went to the village of his in-laws, where he learnt that his wife and mother-in-law had gone to the farm. Okala went to his mother-in-law’s farm at Nindama village in Kokona LGA Nasarawa State and shot his wife in the presence of her mother and younger sister and then left the scene.
He was allegedly wearing a face mask when he shot his wife and wanted to escape before he was arrested by policemen attached to Garaku Police station.
The suspect who hailed from Kokona Local Government Area said,
“I never regret killing my wife, she has denied me education. I am a farmer in Angwan Sarki village and I am struggling to have a better life,” he said.”
CP Lawal Shehu added that the policemen in Garaku Police Station had recovered the dane gun Joseph used to shoot his wife.
The Police Public Relation Officer, ASP Numan Umaru Ismaila from Nasarawa Command has warned the public not to take laws into their hands but rather always report any grievance to the nearest Police Station.
He said the case of Joseph Okala who killed his wife was culpable homicide.
The family of the deceased wife said they wanted justice to be done. A relative identified simply as Garba said, “The man has been maltreating our daughter. We had to send her elder brother to pack her luggage from the husband’s house on December 25, 2015.
CP Lawal Shehu stated that the suspect Joseph Okala would be charged to court for culpable homicide after investigation had been concluded.

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