The Akwa Ibom State Police Command have arrested Ukachukwu Enoch Christopher, a resident of Eket Local Government Area who for murdering his wife and burying the corpse in a shallow grave in his compound.
The suspect who had domestic differences with his wife according to police statement accused her of being the source of his numerous woes in life and infidelity, The suspect confessed to have beaten her to death as a result of the unresolved differences on the 9th of June. In other to cover his tracks, he dug a shallow grave in his compound and buried her.
The deceased’s, mother of 5 children corpse has been exhumed by the Police and deposited in the mortuary for autopsy.
In the meantime,The Commissioner of Police Akwa Ibom State, *CP ANDREW AMIENGHEME, who has ordered a discreet investigation into the matter assured that the suspect will be charged to court as soon as investigation is concluded.
The CP who is appalled by the action of the suspect has called on spouses to be amenable to tolerance and resolve domestic issues before they degenerate into violence.He thanked Youths of the area for their partnership, but however warned perpetrators of domestic violence and other heinous crimes in the State to desist forthwith as the Command under his watch will spare no resources in bringing them to book.