An incident which occurred in Fegge, Onitsha, Anambra state leaves a pregnant woman dead, allegedly killed by her husband.
According to reports, the incident took place in their apartment located at the last floor of a five-storey building at No. 9, Obosi street at about 10pm.
The suspect was said to have been issued quit notice in his former apartment by his landlord following the loss of his first wife in mysterious circumstances.
According to a resident of the area, who preferred anonymity, alleged that the suspect had met the deceased at the Onitsha Bridgehead market where she worked as a sales girl
Both of them met at surgical equipment section of the Onitsha Bridgehead market where the man also trades in one of the lines of the surgical section.
As the relationship continued, he impregnated her but she later suffered miscarriage under mysterious circumstances.
The man quickly paid her bride price last December after the girl took in again.
He added that the husband killed the wife for ritual purposes.
According to him, he threw her corpse of the wife from the last floor of the five-storey building
We learnt he was sacked from where he was formerly living under mysterious circumstances and the same thing has happened, he is a ritualist.
The deceased’s body was reportedly discovered by police detectives who stormed the scene and arrested suspect following a tip off.
Mr Rabiu Garba, the Divisional Police Officer of the area, confirmed the arrest of the husband.
According to him, the case has been transferred to the state Criminal Intelligence and Investigation
Bureau, SIIB for further investigation.