One Mrs Rose Uwaga has been arrested by Abia State police command for allegedly strangling her 83-year-old husband, Alhaji Isa Uwaga, to loss of life 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 mentioned on situation of anonymity: “In the course of the battle, the person allegedly grabbed a machete to scare the spouse however the lady reportedly overpowered him.
One other account had it that the deceased might need slumped and died “out of exhaustion after his quarrel together with his spouse.”
“Is it doable for a lady of about 73 years to muster the energy 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 loss of life, in accordance with Islamic ceremony, earlier than certainly one of Uwaga’s youngsters, Ibeabuchi, reportedly alerted the police.
The suspect, who was mentioned 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 lady, yesterday, in Umuahia mentioned Ibeabuchi reported the matter to the police about midday on Thursday, July 2.
He mentioned the case had been transferred to the State Legal Investigation Division for correct investigation. He additionally mentioned the stays of the deceased had been deposited on the morgue “for doable post-mortem.”