By; PAMELA EBOH, Awka
The Anambra State Police Command has arrested 41-year old Sunday Ngwu, an indigene of Nkanu, Enugu State for beating and killing his wife.
A statement by the state Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), SP Haruna Mohammed said that Ngwu after beating his 39-year old wife to a pulp hit her on the head with a heavy metal, leaving her unconscious.
He said that the scene of the incident was visited by police detectives attached to Awada Division and victim rushed to Bex hospital where she was confirmed dead on arrival by a medical doctor on duty.
While saying that the corpse had been deposited at the mortuary for autopsy, Mohammed said that the suspect was arrested by 8pm on June 6, 2019 by police detectives attached to Awada Division, Onitsha.
Meanwhile, the state Commissioner of Police, CP Mustapha Dandaura has ordered for the immediate transfer of the case to the State Criminal Investigation in order to ascertain circumstances surrounding the incident after which suspect would be charged to court for prosecution.