Police arrest man for killing wife with acid

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Akwa Ibom State Police Command has arrested one Okon-Abasi Etim Okon from Mbiakpan Ikot Edim in Ibiono Ibom LGA for killing his wife with acid.The suspect was said to have been arrested through the combined efforts of operatives at Police ‘D’ Division, Itam,  with that of the youths of his village in Mbiakpan Ikot Edim, A press release made available to Daily Sun by command public relations officer (PPRO), Odiko MacDon (SP) said  “the suspect poured raw acid on his wife, one Margaret Okon-Abasi Etim ‘f’, aged 40yrs, on 9/10/2020 while she was sleeping which led to her death.”The release said investigation is ongoing to determine the reason behind his action.“During interrogation, the suspect confessed to the crime.“Suspect will be charged to court at the completion of investigation.‘The Command wishes to call on spouses to resolve family issues amicably rather than resorting to violence as the Command will not relent in apprehending and prosecuting offenders.” The police said.

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