An angry woman has been arrested by the police for allegedly trying to set her husband on fire for wanting a divorce.
According PM News, Florence who is being detained at the State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID), Panti, Yaba, had reportedly emptied a gallon of petrol on her husband and took a lighter to set him on fire before he managed to wriggle away from her and escape, jumped the fence of the compound, sustaining serious injuries in the process.
According to Chinedu, Florence then turned her attention to vehicles parked inside their No 48 Olukotun Street, Ejigbo, compound and other properties worth millions of naira and destroyed them all.
Florence Chukwuma and one of the destroyed cars
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Her anger, it was gathered, stemmed from her husband's attempt to end their 18-year-old marriage by filing a divorce suit against her, over allegations of constant fighting, nagging, intimidation and harassment by Florence, but she is however insisting that she will not quit the marriage because she already has five children and the marriage was consummated for life.
Trouble was said to have started after Chinedu went to see their children at school and on returning home, he claimed that his wife locked the gate to their house after he got in, poured petrol on him and was about setting him on fire before he managed to escape and ran to the police station where he lodged a complaint.