Man kills pregnant wife in Edo


…Bereaved father offers N100,000 reward for arrest of killer son-in-law

From Tony Osauzo, Benin

A father of three, simply identified as Inaughata, has repeatedly killed his pregnant wife, Osaretin and fled his home in Egba community in Uhunmwonde Local Government Area of Edo State.

Consequently, his bereaved father-in-law, Adun Samuel, has offered to pay N100,000 to anybody that could provide information leading to the arrest of the killer son in-law.

Speaking to journalists in Benin City, Mr. Adun said his daughter has three children for the killer husband.

He said he was called that his daughter has been killed by her husband who fled into hiding since May 24 when he committed the offence

“I hail from Orhionmwon local government. My daughter was killed by her husband. She was 23 years old. The incident happened at Egba on the 24th of last month. I do not understand the problem they have. I was called that my daughter has been killed. He used knife to slit her throat. My daughter was pregnant when she was killed. I want the boy arrested.

“I will give anybody that give information leading to his arrest the sum of N100,000. The boy had not formally married my daughter. His parents are both dead. I have called his brother. He ran away after killing my daughter. His name is Inuaghata”, Adun narrated.

When contacted, spokesman of the Edo State Police Command, SP Chidi Nwabuzor, said he was yet to receive the report of the incident.



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