A polygamous man was reportedly stabbed to death while trying to separate a fight between his two wives.
Local reports had it that the unfortunate incident occurred yesterday in Adamawa State.
The man, who was married to two women was killed when he tried to separate a fight between his two wives.
The man, identified as Adamu Dewa from Dirdeu village, Ganye Local Government Area of Adamawa State was stabbed to death in the morning by his first wife while he was trying to separate a fight between her and his second wife.
According to one Abdulrahman Njidda Yebbi, the dead man’s first wife, Hauwa who is popularly known as “Chamba”, was married to the victim for over 20 years and they have not less than 5 children together. She’s reported to have threatened her husband with death on several occasions, accusing him of favouritism and unequal treatment between her and the 2nd wife.
The corpse of the deceased has been deposited at the Ganye General Hospital.
Source: Information Nigeria
One common factor I have observed in following domestic violence news is that there are always threats and enough warning signs which are ignored in most cases. The threatened spouse/partner never new that it could get to the point of “no return” (death).
So I ask:
When and how serious should you take a death or violence threat coming from your spouse/partner?