Man kills his wife with pestle in Anambra state

The police in Anambra have arrested a certain James Nworah for the murder of his wife in the early hours of Tuesday.

The incident took place at Number 2 Umudioka Street Ngbuka Nkpor, Idemili North Council Area.

The couple who have five children, three boys and two girls, recently moved into the building.

Some of the sympathizers who spoke to ABS, said the suspect, from Izzi in Abakiliki, Ebonyi state is alleged to be mentally unstable and was once a commercial motorcyclist , affected by recent Okada ban.

They maintained that the couple were living peacefully and were into pap making business and that the incident happened at about 2am when they had finished sieving the pap they would sell the following day.

According to them, the wife, Mrs Jennifer Nworah went in to sleep when the husband came in and hit her on the head with a pestle.

It was also gathered that the man called his brother and told him that he killed his wife before he was arrested by the police.

The Divisional Police Officer at Ogidi Police Station, CSP Mark Ijarafu, who confirmed the incident said that the man would be taken to the State CID.

The remains of the late Jennifer Nworah have been deposited at the mortuary.