Christopher Chiabata, a 56-year-old man, has been arrested by the Bayelsa State Police Command.
Chiabata, who killed his spouse throughout a battle over cash at Onuebum group in Ogbia Native Authorities Space of the state.
It was gathered that that the suspect struck his 41-year-old spouse with a pestle throughout a battle. After she died within the hospital he tried to commit suicide by taking Sniper. Nonetheless, neighbours resuscitated and handed him over to Police.
Talking to newsmen whereas being paraded on the police headquarters on Tuesday, March 9, Chiabata claims that he killed his spouse in self-defence.
In line with Chiabata, he has been married to his spouse for 30 years with 5 youngsters however they’ve been preventing steadily as a result of she cheats him out of the cash they collectively generated from their farming enterprise.
“At any time when I take our produce to the market, she doesn’t give me an account of the gross sales. For 2 years she refused to present me an account of the cash we now have realized from the farm. So at some point, I known as her to present me an account and when she refused we began preventing till neighbours separated us,” he defined.
“In anger, the subsequent day I requested her to depart the farm enterprise for me to deal with alone. In the future after I returned from the farm, she had packed my issues out of the home. That day we fought once more and neighbours separated and settled us.
“Fed up the entire improvement, I requested her to pack out of the home the next day however she refused. Then we began preventing at that time. She is stronger than me so every time we battle she would beat me mercilessly. So this time as she was beating me, out of anger, I struck her with a pestle.
“It was at that time she collapsed. Neighbours helped rush her to the College of Port Harcourt Instructing Hospital the place she died. Once I heard she had died, I took Sniper in an try and kill myself however neighbours have been fast to come back to my rescue and took me to the hospital.”
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