A woman, identified as Queen Beatrice, has reportedly killed her husband, Emmanuel Ikujuni, for receiving a call from a female friend.
The incident occurred at Omotosho, in Okitipupa Local Government area of Ondo State.
It was gathered that the husband was attacked for receiving a call from another woman in the presence of his wife.
A fight was said to have ensued and the suspect used a plank to hit her husband on the head.
Sources said neighbours rushed the husband to a nearby hospital, but he died before he could be admitted.
A sister to the deceased, Imoleayo Ikujuni, narrated that the wife challenged her late brother for calling another lady.
“During the fight, she hit him with a plank and he died instantly. They have arrested her. The suspect has been transferred to the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department (SCIID) in Akure for further investigation.” A source said the corpse had been deposited at the mortuary while awaiting autopsy.
Ondo police spokesman, ASP Tee-Leo Ikoro, confirmed the report, and said investigation had commenced.