A 30-years-old man identified as Monday Uwem has been arrested by the Bayelsa State Police Command for allegedly killing his wife and burying her in a shallow grave in his kitchen at their apartment in Aparama Fishing Camp, Akassa community, Brass Local Government Area of the state.
According to reports, Monday Uwem was arrested after he was exposed by his neighbors who claimed he killed his wife and buried her in his kitchen.
Bayelsa Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Butswat Asinim, confirmed the development saying the suspect confessed to the crime.
“Investigation has commenced into the murder of one Blessing Menaboo ‘26 years, a resident of Aparama Fishing Camp, Okumbiri Town, Akassa, Brass Local Government Area, Bayelsa State.
“The deceased was allegedly killed by her husband one Monday Uwem 30 years, at their residence at Aparama Fishing Camp and buried her body in a shallow grave in their kitchen.
“The suspect who confessed to the crime was arrested and detained for further interrogation and Investigation”.