A man identified as Okon Ubem, has allegedly killed his wife, Eka Imaobong, after having sex with her in the farm.
The 35 year-old man from Ikot-Okpora village in Biase Local Government Area of Cross River State, who will soon be charged to court for murder, is also accused of killing his eight year-old stepson identified as Godswill at the same scene of the incident.
The Cross River State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Hafiz Inuwa, who confirmed the incident while addressing newsmen stated that the suspect was arrested on May 13, 2017 following a tip-off by one John Bassey,
“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,” he said.
The CP also added that the suspect had confessed to the crime and would soon be charged to court.
“The suspect confessed to the crime and will be arraigned in court soon,” he said.
The suspect who stated that he murdered his wife after making love to her in the bush because she stole his N40,000 during an interview, also stressed that he murdered the stepson because the eight year-old boy insulted him.
“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.