Tragedy in Nkpor: Okada Operator smashes wife head with pestle reports that tragedy struck at Number 2 Umudioka Street Ngbuka Nkpor, Idemili North Council Area where a man Mr James Nworah killed his wife at the early hours of Wednesday.

The couple resident in a three story and have five children, three boys and two girls, recently packed into the building.

Sympathizers including Chinedu Offorjeli and Celina Nwumeh said that the man, Mr James Nworah from Izzi in Abakiliki, Ebonyi state is alleged to be mentally unstable and was once a commercial motorcyclist , affected by recent Okada ban.

They maintained that the couple were living peacefully and were into pap making business and that the incident happened at about 2am when they have finished sieving the pap they would sell the following day.

According to them, the wife, Mrs Jennifer Nworah went in to sleep when the husband came in and hit her on the head with a pestle.

It was also gathered that the man called his brother and told him that he killed his wife before he was arrested by the police.

Their children were kept with their neighbours and one of them little Master Peter Nworah said they were asleep when the incident happened and did not know what really transpired.

Meanwhile the man is now in custody at Ogidi Police Station where the Divisional Police Officer, CSP Mark Ijarafu confirmed the incident adding that the man would be taken to the State CID, Awka, while the remains of the late Mrs Jennifer Nworah have been deposited at the mortuary.

Reacting to the development the chairman Nigerian Red Cross Society Idemmili North chapter Engineer Uchenna Tagbo decried the rate at which this kind of crime is perpetrated in Nigeria, stressing the need for people to be prayerful and re order their mind sets.

The Anambra state Police Public Relations Officer, Mohammadu Haruna confirmed the incident.
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