The Anambra State Police Command says it has arrested 35-year-old Kingsley Igwe for killing his 31-year-old wife in Awka.
The incident occurred on Thursday at Dueze Street in 3-3 area of the state.
CSP Haruna Mohammed, the public relations officer of the command said Igwe allegedly ran amok in circumstances yet to be ascertained and attacked his wife identified as Oyinye Obi with a kitchen knife and inflicted multiple injuries all over her body.
He said police detectives visited the scene and took the victim to Apex hospital for medical attention but was certified dead on arrival by a medical doctor.
Mohammed said the corpse had been deposited at the hospital’s morgue for autopsy, while the knife used in perpetrating the act was also recovered and registered as exhibit.