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General News of Saturday, 6 August 2022


Man beats pregnant wife to death in Delta

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A pregnant woman identified simply as Beatrice has been beaten to death by her husband popularly known as M.O.B. in Sapele community, Sapele Local Government Area of Delta State.

Punch reported that the incident occurred on Friday evening August 5th in the vicinity of a new generation church, Mountain of Fire and Miracle Ministries, on New Road, Awolowo Road Extension, in Sapele.

It was gathered that the man began assaulting his wife after asking why she left home for church without doing the necessary house chores and making an arrangement for his dinner.

The impatient man who did not wait for his heavily pregnant wife to give an explanation, slapped her and dealt blows on her several times, causing her to collapse on the spot.

Passers-by and church members were said to have rushed to the scene to rescue the woman.

She was confirmed dead after being rushed to a nearby medical facility in Obule Hospital.

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