Married man kills lover over infidelity

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The Abia State Command the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps has paraded a 45-year-old married man for allegedly killing his concubine the suspicion that she was dating another .

The suspect, Nwokeoma Ohuaba, a native Akpama Ugba in Osisioma Local Government Area the state was said to have been infuriated having caught her another man during an unscheduled visit.

He was said to have hit her in the head a piece iron in the ensuing altercation as he attempted to confront her while the alleged intruder fled for dear life.

Public Relations Officer for NSCDC, Abia State, Victor Ogbonnaya, who paraded the suspect behalf of the state Commandant, Andy Dateer, said the arrest was made following a tip off.

He gave the victim’ name as Charity Onwutaebe, a widow and mother of three to her late .

According to NSCDC, the victim was accused by the suspect to have attacked him first but could not withstand his superior response , thus collapsing instantly as they fought each other.
She was said to have died later in a at Obingwa where the suspect had hurriedly rushed her claiming she was involved in a domestic accident.

According to NSCDC, when the suspect noticed that the victim might not survive, “he disappeared and refused to come for her, but the  management tricked him by telling him that she has recovered and needed provision and and when he came he was arrested.”

NSCDC said the suspect would be handed over to the police for investigations and prosecution, acknowledging the synergy among in the state .

Later in an interview, the suspect claimed that the deceased was his wife and not his concubine as alleged by NSCDC, adding that he married her after the death of his first wife.

He said they were quarrelling over a when she first hit him the iron but “when I retaliated the same iron she collapsed.”

The suspect also denied absconding but explained he only went to mobilise for after making an initial deposit of N5,000 out of N10,000 which he was asked to pay, but upon his , the victim had passed . (Punch)