A man resident in Abuja, Hasan Taiwo, has allegedly beaten his lover, Chibuzor Aloh, to death because of his phone charger. The man is said to have been embroiled in an altercation stemming from use of his phone charger without permission. An anonymous resident of the community in the Lugbe area of the Federal Capital Territory also disclosed that the deceased took the phone charger of her lover without his permission; a situation that led to her beaten.
It was reported that Aloh fainted after the beating however was revived by neighbours who were alerted by the children.
The anonymous resident said, “Last week Wednesday, the husband beat his wife because she took his phone charger. He beat her till she fainted. He left her and walked away. Their children called the attention of neighbours who gave her first aid and revived her.”
“It was later we heard that she did not go for further treatment after she was revived and she locked herself up in the room.”
“No one knew anything. But on Saturday, the eldest of her four children called on their neighbours who rushed her to the hospital.”
“According to what we were told, she was dead on arrival. They said the husband had fled. The wife’s body is at the National Hospital morgue.”
The incident was confirmed by the spokesperson of the FCT Police Command, ASP Mariam Yusuf. And she said, “The Command is investigating.”