Man allegedly kills wife after sex
A 35-year-old man, Okon Ubem, has been arrested for allegedly killing his wife and his stepson.
Ubem, killed his wife after having sex with her in the farm.
Ubem who hails from Ikot-Okpora village in Biase Local Government Area of Cross River State was also accused of killing his eight-year-old stepson identified as Godswill at the same scene of the incident.
According to the Cross River State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Hafiz Inuwa who confirmed the incident while addressing journalists in Calabar.
Inuwa said the suspect was arrested on May 13, 2017, following a tip-off by one John Bassey, adding that he had confessed to the crime and would soon be charged to court.
He said: “On May 13, 2017, at about 1500 hours, one John Bassey (male) of Ikot-Okpora village in Biase LGA reported to the Divisional Police headquarters in Akpet Central that one of his tenants, Okon Ubem, went to farm where he murdered his wife, Eka Imaobong, and her eight-year-old son, Godswill.
“The suspect confessed to the crime and will be arraigned in court soon,”
Meanwhile, Ubem said he killed his wife because she allegedly stole his N40,000.
He also admitted that he murdered the stepson because the eight-year-old boy insulted him.
Ubem, who did not show remorse for the dastardly act, said he murdered the wife after making love to her in the bush.
“She stole my N40,000. So, I went to meet her in the farm and killed her. Yes, I made love to her before killing her. I also killed the stepson because he abused me,” he said.