The Benue State Police Command has confirmed the arrest of one Matthew Bem for stabbing his wife to death during a fight in Korinya, Konshisha Local Government Area of Benue State on Tuesday.
The Police Public Relations Officer, Sewuese Anene, confirmed the development to the News Agency of Nigeria.
Anene, a Superintendent of Police, spoke with NAN in Makurdi, the Benue State capital.
She said the victim, Mngusonun Bem, was stabbed by her husband during an argument and she died shortly afterwards.
She said: “He was fighting with his wife and he stabbed her during the fight and she died.”
She said Bem was arrested and is in police custody, adding that investigation was ongoing.