This hard working Youth Chidinma Ikechukwu Omah, was set ablaze by his 18-year-old girlfriend in Makurdi, Benue state, and has died from complication of burnt injuries.
Ikechukwu, was a patent medicine dealer, died around 10pm, Monday night, January 11, from high degree burns he suffered after his girlfriend, Esther Alex, allegedly poured petrol on him and set him ablaze.
Esther reportedly carried out the act on the fateful day when the deceased was fast asleep in his one-room apartment.
He was rushed to hospital where he died Tuesday January 12th 2021.
Spokesperson of Benue state police command, DSP Catherine Anene, confirmed Omah’s death, adding that the suspect has been arrested. ”She is yet to disclose her reasons for the act, but it will not be unconnected with love matters.