A young man identified as Chidinma Ikechukwu Omah has lost his life after his 18-year-old girlfriend set him on fire.
he d!ed on Monday night at 10:00 pm, January 11, from the high degree burns, this happened in Wadata suburb of Makurdi in Benue State.
from reports, Omah’s girlfriend who is identified as Esther Alex poured petrol on him while he was asleep in his single room around 2 am on Monday and set fire to him.
according to eyewitness;
“The loud scream from the victim attracted the attention of neighbors who rushed to help him but he had already suffered many burns. The neighbors immediately rushed him to the nearby Makurdi Federal Medical Centre, FMC, where he was admitted for treatment.”
Police spokes person, State Police Command, DSP Catherine Anene confirmed the death of the young man this morning and revealed that the suspect has been arrested.
“We don’t know yet why she did that. We are yet to question her but I can confirm that she has been arrested and just brought to our custody,”
below are his photos;