A 35 -year old woman named Esohe Ogbeiwi has allegedly roasted her ex-lover, Peter Osayi to death in Edo state following a dispute.
According to family members, the deceased had a dispute with the suspect who had two children for him and she was said to have invited him for settlement.
He went to her house for the settlement, unknown to him that she had planned his death. At the point of settlement, she was said to have poured petrol on him after which she lit a match and set him ablaze.
The Nation reports that Osayi was rushed to the University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH) but unfortunately, he died a day later.
Esohe was subsequently arrested by the police in Edo State and the case transferred to the homicide department of the Nigerian Police.
The victim’s brother who gave his name as Moses is calling on the government to give the family justice.
He said, “We want government to give us justice. He was roasted alive. My brother told me before his death that the assailant did not allow him escape.”
Confirming the incident, Police spokesman, DSP Uwoh Noble said investigations were still on.