Man kills wife with a pestle in Anambra State.
An alleged mentally unstable man identified as James Nworah, has killed his wife with a pestle at the Ngbuka Nkpor area, Idemili North Council Area of Anambra State.
Some of the sympathizers who spoke to reporters at the scene, alleged that James Nworah is mentally unstable and was once a commercial motorcyclist.
They maintained that the couple were living peacefully and were into pap making business and that the incident happened at about 2am when they have finished sieving the pap they would sell the following day.
According to them, the wife, Mrs Jennifer Nworah went in to sleep when the husband came in and hit her on the head with a pestle.
It was also gathered that the man called his brother and told him that he killed his wife before he was arrested by the police.
One of their children, Peter Nworah said they were asleep when the incident happened and did not know what really transpired.
Meanwhile the man is now in custody at Ogidi Police Station where the Divisional Police Officer, CSP Mark Ijarafu confirmed the incident adding that the man would be taken to the State CID.
However the remains of the late Mrs Jennifer Nworah have been deposited at the mortuary.