One Okon Ubem has been nabbed by the Cross River State Command for allegedly killing his wife, Eka Imabong, after having sex with her in the farm.
Ubem, 35, who hails from Ikot-Okpora village in Biase Local Government Area of Cross River State is also accused for murdering his eight-year old step-son simply identified as Godswill in the same farm he killed his wife. The Cross River State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Hafiz Inuwa, while addressing journalists in Calabar, stated that the suspect will soon be charged to court.
“On May 13, 2017, at about 1500 hours, one John Bassey (male) of Ikot-Okpora village in Biase LGA reported to the Divisional Police headquarters in Akpet Central that one of his tenants, Okon Ubem, went to farm where he murdered his wife, Eka Imaobong, and her eight year-old son, Godswill. The suspect confessed to the crime and will be arraigned in court soon,” says Inuwa.
In an interview with Southern City News, Ubem said that he killed his wife because she stole his N40,000. He also admitted to killing the stepson because the boy insulted him. The suspect, showed no remorse for the heinous act, said he murdered the wife after making love to her in the bush.