Runaway husband who murdered wife with acid arrested

October 14, 2020
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A middle aged man, Okon-Abasi Etim Okon, who reportedly poured acid on his wife in Akwa Ibom, leading to her death, and has been on run since he allegedly committed the crime, has been arrested by the police.

He was apprehended by police operatives attached to the ‘D’ Division, Itam, Itu local government area.

Okon, a native of Mbiakpan Ikot Edim in Ibiono Ibom local government area, was alleged to have on September 10, 2020, poured acid on his wife, Margaret while she was sleeping.

Police Public Relations Officer, SP Odiko MacDon, said in a statement on Wednesday the culprit was arrested with the assistance of youths of Mbiakpan Ikot Edim.

“Investigation revealed that the suspect poured raw acid on his wife, one Margaret Okon-Abasi Etim ‘f’, aged 40yrs, on 9/10/2020 while she was sleeping which led to her death. An investigation is ongoing to determine the reason behind his action.

“During interrogation, the suspect confessed to the crime. The suspect will be charged to court at the completion of the investigation.

“The Command wishes to call on spouses to resolve family issues amicably rather than resorting to violence as the Command will not relent in apprehending and prosecuting offenders,” he said.

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