A pregnant woman has allegedly set her boyfriend’s house ablaze in Achussa suburb of Makurdi in Benue State.
It was gathered that the incident happened on Wednesday when the boyfriend was at work.
The pregnant lady was said to allegedly moved out her personal belongings before setting the room ablaze.
Reports understands that the incident happened precisely on Wednesday, April 21 at Achussa, a suburb of Makurdi, the capital city of the state.
According to a resident, who simply identified himself as Joseph, the lady, who lives in one of the villages in the state, was only coming to visit her boyfriend occasionally.
He narrated further that the lady had on several occasions complained that her boyfriend was hardly giving her transport fare each time she visited, adding that she claimed they quarrelled on Tuesday after she demanded transport fare to return to the village and the matter was later settled.
“The following morning, she waited for him to go to work, brought out her few belongings before setting the room on fire. Unfortunately for her, the residents apprehended her before she could disappear.it was observed that the single room was burnt with all the property inside.
“She was handed over to the vigilantes, but when her boyfriend was called upon, the community prevailed on them to settle the matter quietly without involving the police.”
When contacted on the incident the state police command spokesperson, DSP Catherine Anene, said she was not aware of the incident.