Man Beats Spouse to Death Over N1,000 in Adamawa


One Usman Hammawa, has been arrested by the Adamawa State Police Command for allegedly beating his 36-year-old wife to death over N1,000.

It was gathered that a fight ensued after his wife, Rabiyatu, demand her husband refund the N1,000 she had lent him.

The 41-year old Usman, a resident of Jada Ward in Ganye Local Government Area of Adamawa State, reportedly hit his late wife’s head against a wall, which made her unconscious.

She was rushed to the hospital where she was confirmed dead.

The accused was arrested by the police in Ganye LGA following complaints received from his late wife’s relatives.

Usman, a civil servant with Ganye LGA, had five children with the deceased after 16 years of marriage.

The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, DSP Suleiman Nguroje, said the Commissioner of Police, Aliyu Adamu Alhaji, commended the locals and police for exposing and making it impossible for the criminal to escape justice.

He ordered for discreet investigations to be conducted and ensure that the suspect is prosecuted accordingly.