A 34-year-old Nigerian man has been remanded in prison for allegedly killing his wife for her inability to have a children.
The incident happened at Gbagada area of Lagos State.
Punch Metro reports that the couple had been married for some years without having a child and the defendant was under pressure to send the deceased away so he could remarry.
A minor disagreement around 5am on August 27, 2013, was said to have degenerated into a fight; the deceased reportedly suffered injuries to her neck and fingers after she had been allegedly hit with some objects.
The woman died four days after reporting the incident to the police, leading to the to the husband’s arrest.
Source: Punch Metro