A 57-year-old man has been stabbed to death for allegedly sleeping with another man’s wife in Bandasarga village, Ganye Local Government Area of Adamawa State.
The 30-year-old suspect, John Samuel, reportedly returned home on Sunday around 11 pm and met the deceased in his house.
“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,” the state Police Public Relations Officer, Suleiman Nguroje, said.
Nguroje revealed that the victim identified as Yaji Lawal, a resident of Bakari Guso village, was rushed to hospital, but was later confirmed dead.
He said the police swiftly moved and arrested the culprit who is a father of three.
The state Commissioner Police, Aliyu Adamu, has ordered further investigations into the case, while also appealing for calm in the area.
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