A jealous housewife in Asaba, Delta State has allegedly bathed her rival with acid and then jumped into the River Niger.
According to Leadership, the housewife, Rosemary (surname withheld) had reportedly frowned at the woman’s frequent visit to her husband and had warned her to stay away or face the consequences.
Reports said Rosemary ambushed her rival and poured substance suspected to be acid on her face. The incident took place on Monday evening at the Oko-Ogbele Community by the River Niger bank.
Delta State Police command’s spokesman, DSP Celestina Kalu, was quoted as saying that Rosemary’s husband has been arrested while the victim had been taken to hospital where she is receiving treatment.
Rosemary’s corpse is yet to be found.