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A husband identified as Akpos has set his wife, Risikat ablaze with petrol thereby burning her to death at their residence on Ayide Osolo Street, Divine Estate, in the Ijanikin area of Lagos State.
Our correspondent gathered that Akpos and Risikat were at their residence when an argument ensued between them.
The argument reportedly degenerated and Akpos, out of annoyance, reached for petrol, poured it on his wife and set her ablaze.
After perpetrating the crime, Akpos was said to have abandoned the woman for dead and fled the premises.
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Some good Samaritans reportedly rushed the victim to a nearby hospital for treatment, as the matter was reported at the Ijanikin Police Station for investigation.
The State Police Public Relations Officer, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, said Risikat sustained severe burns, adding that she died while receiving treatment in the hospital.
He said, “A case was reported at the Ijanikin Police Station that a woman, Risikat, 48, allegedly had an altercation with her husband and in the process, he poured petrol on his wife and set her ablaze.
“It resulted in serious bodily burns and she was immediately rushed to a hospital for treatment but she died. Efforts are on to arrest the fleeing husband.”
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