Woman Set Man Ablaze over N200 Debt in Delta

A woman has reportedly set a man ablaze in Dela State over a debt of N200.

The Delta State Police Command confirmed the incident, adding the suspect has been arrested.

The police said aother female accomplice allegedly involved in the crime is on the run.

The Delta Police Commissioner, Adeyinka Adeleke said the young man simply identified as Sunday was set ablaze in Effurun, Uwvie L.G.A.

A source said the victim owed the woman who doused him with fuel N200, but it is unclear what dealings the victim had with the other woman who lit the matches that consumed the debtor.

It was learnt that trouble started when the duo accosted the victim demanding for N200 owed one of the women.

It was gathered that after the victim was drenched with fuel, the other woman threw a match in the direction of the deceased.

The victim died before medical assistance could reach him.

Adeleke said the suspect would be charged to court after investigation.

Author: News Editor

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