Another lady sets lover ablaze over failed marriage plans

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Barely two weeks after a lady sets her lover and his girlfriend ablaze in FESTAC, Lagos State, another lady, now at large, has reportedly set her lover ablaze at his Shaahu residence in Gboko Local Government Area of Benue State his alleged refusal to marry her.

Vanguard gathered from an eyewitness that the lady set the house on fire at about 1:30 am on after her lover simply identified as Jude, his mother and a little boy had gone to bed.

According to the witness, the occupants of the house were however lucky as none of them lost their lives in the inferno “though her lover was badly burnt his mother and the suffered minor burns and they are now receiving treatment in a Gboko hospital.

“We learnt that Jude had refused to continue his marriage the young woman following her bad attitude towards his mother and on that basis, they were also quarrelling and the man ordered the lady out of his house.

“At the early hours of at about 1:30 am she allegedly came some , poured fueled in and around the house, set it ablaze and fled but for the quick of neighbours who the occupants.” When contacted, the Police Relations , Deputy Superintendent, DSP, Catherine Anene confirmed the incident.

Anene said the police received a report that a girlfriend set her boyfriend and his home on fire after pouring around the building. She said no had been made as the girlfriend who was suspected to have committed the act was at large.