Thursday, 2 August 2018

Man Arrested For Killing His Wife In Anambra State

A 34-year-old man, James Nwogha, reportedly killed his 30-year-old wife in Nkpor, in the Idemili North local government area in Anambra state. The suspect from Ebonyi State reportedly punched the deceased, Jennifer Nwogha, with a pestle after a brutal disagreement ensued between them.

Police spokesman Haruna Mohammed, who also confirmed the incident, said the suspect was arrested and detained.

"On 31/7/2018 at approximately 00:12, a 34-year-old James Nwogha man from NO.2 Umudioka Street Nkpor used a mortar plunger and hit his wife a 30-year-old Jennifer Nwogha from the same address on the head during the altercation that followed between them, following which she died instantly.

"The crime scene was visited by police detectives attached to the Ogidi Division, the corpse photographed and dropped off at Iyienu Mortuary for autopsy after he was certified dead by a doctor.

"The mortar plunger used to perpetrate the crime has been recovered and the case is under investigation, after which the suspect would be charged with prosecution," he said.

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