Man murders wife in Edo, flees

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Jethro Ibileke/Benin

A 30-year old house wife, Patience Ekukpe, has been reportedly murdered by her husband, identified simply as Henry, allegedly over unresolved matrimonial dispute.

The incident occurred on Monday at house number 19, Oloko Street, Eyean quarters, a suburb of Benin metropolis.
Henry who is now at large, allegedly killed his wife with a machete.
It was gathered that the young child of the couple was present at the scene of the crime when the suspect inflicted several deep cuts on his wife with the machete on her face, arms and chest.
The incident has thrown the entire community into pandemonium and mourning mood.
Edo state police command spokesman, DSP Abiodun Osifo, confirmed the incident to journalists in Benin, adding that, they are making efforts to apprehend the suspect. …Read More

Source:: PM Newspaper