The Anambra State Police Command has arrested a man identified as Kingsley Igwe of Nise, for stabbing his wife, Oyinye Obi to death.
Reports say Igwe, a native of Nise in the Awka South Local Government Area of Anambra, killed his wife with a kitchen knife, in a circumstance that is yet to be unravelled by the security agency.
The state Police Public Relations Officer, Haruna Mohammed who confirmed the incident, said Kingsley inflicted fatal injuries on his wife with the kitchen knife.
According to the PPRO, the incident occurred around 4 am on Thursday.
He said, “At about 4am on Thursday, police operatives attached to 3-3 Police Station arrested one Kingsley Igwe, 35, of Nise in Awka South LGA but resident at Dueze Street Otigba in 3-3 Area of Anambra State”.
He stated that the police detectives visited the scene and rushed the victim to Apex Hospital for medical attention where she was confirmed dead.
According to him, the victim’s corpse has been deposited at the hospital’s morgue for autopsy, while the knife used in perpetrating the act was recovered and registered as an exhibit.
What triggered Kingsley to murder his wife was still yet to be ascertained as at press time, however, the PPRO said investigations into the incident is ongoing.