Boyfriend poisons girlfriend to death in Benue

Mr. Mtagher Kena has on Tuesday been charged to an Upper Area Court in Makurdi, the Benue State capital for allegedly poisoning his girlfriend to death, WAR has learned.

Kena who was said to have committed the alleged crime at the Akpehe community of Benue state was charged for culpable homicide, punishable under Section 222 of the Penal Code Law of Benue, 2004.

Veronica Shaagee, the police prosecutor, told the court that Ayughtse Aondona who lives at Logo 1, Makurdi on the 7th day of June, reported the incident to the ‘E’ Division Police Station.

Shaagee told the court the deceased collapsed after been poisoned by the suspect, while she was rushed to Saint Theresa Hospital, Makurdi where she died.

Iyorshe, the judge has since adjourned the matter until Aug 7 for hearing while the suspect has been remanded in a prison.

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