The Abia state police arrested one Mrs. Rose Uwaga for allegedly strangling her husband, Alhaji Isa Uwaga who is 83-year-old, in Umuahia, the state capital.
The incident was confirmed, from the state police commander, Geoffrey Ogbonnaya, he said one of Uwaga’s child, Ibeabuchi, came to the station to report the case on July 2. His child Ibeachi told the police that he left the house that morning with his parents quarreling about an issue. He said he returned home later only to find his late father in a sitting position.
After the Investigations by the police indicates that the couple had a misunderstanding on that very day which generated into a fight in their building at Ohobo-Afara in Umuahia. The decedent allegedly picked up a machete to frighting his wife. The woman who has a huge body stature held him by his neck and strangled him.
The decedent was immediately buried in accordance with Islamic rites.
Police sources say the woman went into hiding after the incident but was later arrested and is now in police custody.