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Police Arrest Ondo Resident For Killing Wife Over N10million Deposited In Her Bank Account
A man, identified as Kelechukwu Onuka, has been arrested by the Nigeria Police Force, Ondo State command.
He was arrested after he reportedly killed his wife, Nnena, at Aratunsi area of Akure in the state.
It was learnt that Kelechukwu who is a 42 years old man killed the wife after a quarrel over N10 million deposited in her account.
Sources said the money was deposited in the wife’s account by her sister for a building project, according to The Nation.
Kelechukwu however got wind of the money in her wife’s account through another person, while he confronted her and it resulted in a quarrel.
It was during the fracas that the suspect was said to have allegedly used an object to hit his wife on the head and she died instantly.
According to the report, a neighbour said they called in the police after the husband called them to help carry his wife to the hospital. While another neighbour said the man and his wife were always having arguments but they used to settle the issues between themselves.
“There was even a day that after beating her, the man called us to assist him to take his wife to the hospital. I really don’t know what led to this fight that caused the death of the woman.
“But on this day, it became serious. We were hearing their voices and later everywhere went silent. Before we knew what went wrong, the man was trying to revive the lady after using something to strike her in anger,” the neighbour said.
The Ondo State Police Command spokesman, Funmi Odunlami, confirmed the incident as a case of domestic violence.
Odunlami advised that couples should learn how to handle matters with maturity.
She confirmed that the suspect had been arrested and detained at the state CID, adding that the suspect would be charged to court after the completion of investigations.