A furious husband has been arrested for beating his pregnant wife to death in Akpawfu village, Nkanu East Local Government Area of Enugu State.

The suspect, Ozoemana Nwankwo who has been kept in custody by the Enugu State Police Command beat his wife, Ndidi Nwankwo who was four-month-old pregnant to death. The root cause of Ozoemana’s fury was unknown as at the time of posting this story.

However, a statement released to newsmen by Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, Mr. Ebere Amaraizu, DSP said:” Close family source informed the command that the suspect is a wife-beater who used his wife as punching bag.

“The suspects wife is four months pregnant. Due to the beating she got from the husband on that fateful day which inflicted injuries on her right leg and on her vital organs, she was rushed to hospital.

“She was unconscious at the nearby hospital where she was rushed to and the doctors on duty confirmed her dead. The reason for the beating is yet to be ascertained. The suspect, Ozemena Nwankwo has been nabbed and is helping Police with investigation.”

Meanwhile, the deceased corpse has been deposited at the Agbani General Hospital for autopsy.

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