Mbiabam Ibiono community in Akwa-Ibom has been left in shock after a man identified as Nkere-Uta allegedly hacked his wife, Bella, to death with a machete.
The incident reportedly occurred at about 8 am in the community which is about 15 minutes drive from the Akwa Ibom state capital, Uyo.
The couple have five children and it is still a mystery as to why the husband killed his wife who is still in early 30’s.
According to reports, 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.
When asked the motive behind the murder, Odiko replied via WhatsApp: “Investigation is in progress… U will be communicated Pls”.