Anambra state police command have arrested a 35-year-old man, Kingsley Igwe, for allegedly stabbing his wife, Oyinye Obi, 31, to death with a Kitchen knife in the early hours of today March 4, at their home on Dueze street Otigba in the 3-3 Area of the state.
Haruna Mohammed, spokesperson of the state police command, said the suspect attacked his wife with a kitchen knife and inflicted 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.