Married man sets himself and side chic ablaze after his marriage proposal was rejected by the lady.
In a bizarre news from Benue State, Nigeria, a 40-year-old man identified as Nicodemus Nomyange married with children set himself and his girlfriend, Shininenge Pam, ablaze.
Nomyange and Pam lost their lives through the fire incident which occurred off Inikpi street, Makurdi in Benue on Saturday, November 14.
Rumors have it that Nomyange had been dating Pam for some time and Nomyange proposed to marry Pam after she had been very clear that she did not want to be a second wife.
According to sources, Pam turned him down on the basis that she preferred to marry a single and not married man.
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Reports further revealed that Nomyange who was apparently hurt following the rejection by Pam, proceeded to her apartment on Saturday evening and set it ablaze after locking everyone inside.
Neighbours tried to save the situation but the man died on the spot while the lady later died on the way to the hospital.