#Makurdi: Girlfriend murdered by lover.
It was a big tragedy in Makurdi, Benue state as a middle-aged man set himself and his girlfriend ablaze.
Information reaching Quingist Entertainment Empire Media confirmed that a man whose identity is still unknown as at the time of filing this report, bought fuel, locked his girlfriend inside the room before setting both of them ablaze.
The man who is about 40 years died on the spot as a result of the inferno, while the girlfriend, also got burnt beyond recognition.
The incident occurred at the end of Inikpi Street, a high-level area in Makurdi on Saturday evening at about 6:30 pm.
According to the source, officers of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) were seen evacuation the corpse of the young man and that of his girlfriend to the hospital.
Neighbors disclosed that the young man had a wife and children somewhere but he was always complaining that “his wife is threatening his life even though they are not living together.”
Reports from Eyewitnesses said that there Is a possibility that it was a case of mental health.