The Edo state police command is said to have arrested Esohe Ogbeiwin who is a 35 year old woman for allegedly setting her ex-lover named Osayi on fire after she had invited the deceased to her house for settlement over a dispute.
The woman who reportedly had two children for the deceased was said to have poured petrol on him and then lit a match.
He was rushed to the university of Benin teaching hospital but unfortunately he died there. Meanwhile, the Edo state police command DSP, Uwoh Noble confirmed the incident adding that Esohe has been arrested and enquiries into the incident had since commenced.
May his gentle soul rest in peace.
Was the man sleeping when the woman poured the petrol on him?