Church Elder Kills Wife, Throws Body Parts Into Dust Bin


An elder at Light of the World Mission Church, in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, Sunday Uko had been arrested by the State Police Command for killing his wife. The Command said Uko allegedly killed his wife, Mrs. Martha Sunday Uko, 35, after a minor quarrel which resulted into a fight.

According to a statement issued by the Command’s spokesperson, Bala Elkana, the suspect after killing his wife and mother of three children, chopped her remains into pieces before dumping them in a waste bin.

The statement reads partly, “Later, the suspect at midnight cut her remains into pieces, packed them in two sacks, put them in a wheelbarrow and poured them into a waste bin near NDLEA’s office, off Nwaniba Road, Uyo.

“The suspect killed his wife in the presence of their children, who thereafter reported to the police, for fear of being murdered by their father.

“During interrogation, he confessed to the crime.

“Investigation is on. The suspect will be arraigned for murder.”

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