The suspect allegedly ran amok in circumstances yet to be ascertained and attacked his wife with a kitchen knife, inflicting multiple fatal injuries all over her body.
The Suspect, Kingsley Igwe
A 35-year-old man identified as Kingsley Igwe has been arrested by officials of the Anambra police force for allegedly stabbing his 31-year-old wife, Onyinye Obi to death with a kitchen knife in the early hours of today March 4, at the home they share at Dueze street Otigba in the 3-3 Area of the state.
A statement released by Haruna Mohammed, spokesperson of the state police command, said the suspect allegedly ran amok in circumstances yet to be ascertained and attacked his wife with a kitchen knife, inflicting multiple fatal injuries all over her body.
''Police detectives visited the scene and rushed the victim to Apex hospital for medical attention but was certified dead on arrival by a medical doctor.
Corpse deposited at the hospital's morgue for autopsy. The knife used in perpetrating the act was also recovered and resgistered as exhibit.'' Haruna said.
The spokesperson added that the state Commissioner of Police, CP Monday Bala Kuryas, has directed the DPO to transfer the case to State CID, Awka, for discreet investigation in order to unravel the actual cause of the incident.