Akwa Ibom state Police had arrested one Sunday Uko Akpan, a Church elder, for allegedly killing his wife and mother of his three children, Martha Sund...
Akwa Ibom state Police had arrested one Sunday Uko Akpan, a Church elder, for allegedly killing his wife and mother of his three children, Martha Sunday Uko, at their home in Uyo Akwa Ibom state, on October 11th.
A statement from the state police public relations officer, Bala Elkana, stated that Sunday Akpan who is an elder at the “Light of the World Mission Church” , in Oron Road, Uyo, had on the said day had an argument with his wife which degenerated into a fight between them. which Later at night, Akpan used a knife to stab his wife and cut her remains into pieces.
The suspect at midnight cut her remains body into pieces, packed them in two sacks, put them in a wheelbarrow and poured them into a waste bin near NDLEA’s office, off Nwaniba Road, Uyo.
The suspect killed his wife in the presence of their children, who later reported to the police, for fear of being murdered by their father.
However during interrogation, he confessed to the crime. but an investigation is on going. The suspect will be arraigned for murder.