Former lecturer shoots wife, committ suicide afterwards

Austin Umera, a former lecturer of the Department of Languages, Kaduna Polytechnic, on Thursday shot his wife, Dr Maurie Umerah, in the eyes before committing suicide.

Izeksblog gathered that the incident which happened on Thursday, at about 5:00 am, early in the morning, occurred at the couple’s home located at Kigo road.

An eyewitness whose name was not given told newsmen that the man attacked his wife in a bid to kill her. He also said when they heard the shots, they quickly called the Police.

“We heard gunshots from the house and we quickly called the emergency number, immediately the Policemen arrived at the residence at Kigo Road. The man wanted to kill his wife for sure because he shot her in her eyes, ” the eye witness said.

The victim, at the time of filing this report, is currently receiving treatment at the 44 Army Reference Hospital Accident and Emergency Unit.

The spokesman of the Kaduna State Police Command, ASP Mohammed Jalige, when contacted, confirmed the incident, and also stated that investigation has commenced and that any details gotten will be shared to the general public.

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