There was panic on Monday morning after a Vulcanizer identified as Nkere-Uta, allegedly slaughtered his wife, Bella with a machete in Mbiabam Ibiono Community, in Akwa Ibom State.
According to reports, the deceased woman was a hard-working petty trader with five children and was said to be loved by those who knew her.
The reason for the man killing his wife is yet to be ascertained as at the time of filing this report.
The Police Public Relations Officer, Akwa Ibom State, Odiko McDon, confirmed the incident. He said the suspect has been arrested by Itam Division of the Nigeria Police Force.
According to the Town Crier, when asked the motive behind the murder, Odiko replied via WhatsApp: “Investigation is in progress… U will be communicated Pls”. See photo after the cut but be *warned* is very graphic…