One Mrs Rose Uwaga has been arrested by Abia State police command for allegedly strangling her 83-year-old husband, Alhaji Isa Uwaga, to dying in Umuahia. It was gathered that the 2 aged couple had a disagreement, which degenerated into fisticuffs at their residence at Ohobo-Afara Umuahia.
A resident of the world stated on situation of anonymity: “Through the battle, the person allegedly grabbed a machete to scare the spouse however the girl reportedly overpowered him.
One other account had it that the deceased may need slumped and died “out of exhaustion after his quarrel along with his spouse.”
“Is it attainable for a lady of about 73 years to muster the power to strangulate a person?” a good friend to the household additionally questioned. It was additionally gathered that the relations of the deceased rallied spherical to bury him shortly after his dying, based on Islamic ceremony, earlier than certainly one of Uwaga’s kids, Ibeabuchi, reportedly alerted the police.
The suspect, who was stated to have instantly gone into hiding, was later arrested and detained by the police.
The Public Relations Officer of the command, SP Geoffrey Ogbonnaya, who confirmed the arrest of the girl, yesterday, in Umuahia stated Ibeabuchi reported the matter to the police about midday on Thursday, July 2.
He stated the case had been transferred to the State Legal Investigation Division for correct investigation. He additionally stated the stays of the deceased had been deposited on the morgue “for attainable post-mortem.”