Garuba a transporter ended his years of marriage to his wife, Falilat over slight misunderstanding on cash to purchase food items. The commercial driver was paraded along other suspects for different offences by Kogi State Deputy Commissioner of Police in Charge of Operations, Yahaya Abubakar who stands in for the commissioner.
According to Garuba, “My wife requested for N4,000 for her to go and purchase food items. But I managed to give her N2,000 promising that the following day I will run round for the balance. “However, she started insulting me when I insisted that she must return N500 from the N2,000 so I could use it to run around and she slapped me and that made me lost my mind and got angry. I picked up a knife and stabbed her on the throat.”
Garuba has regretted his actions and expressed deep concern over the condition of their 15years old son who is terribly ill. He asked for forgiveness and pleaded so as to take care of the sick boy.