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Pastor who killed his wife arrested by police in Rivers

The Rivers State Police Command said its operatives have arrested the pastor of a new generation church identified as Onyebuchi Amadi who allegedly strangled his wife to death during an argument in Aluu, Ikwerre Local Government Area of the state.

The state Police Public Relations Officer, Nnamdi Omoni, confirmed the arrest to our correspondent on the telephone on Thursday.
He said the deceased’s corpse was retrieved from the scene of the crime and has been deposited in a morgue.

Omoni said the suspect has been transferred to the State Criminal and Investigation Department on the orders of the Commissioner of Police, Friday Eboka.

The PUNCH reports that Amadi was said to have strangled his wife, identified as Solution, who is also a pastor.

He reportedly locked her up and fled the community after realising that she was dead.

The state police spokesman said, “I can confirm the arrest of one Onyebuchi Amadi who had a misunderstanding with his wife on November 8.

“It was alleged that he (Onyebuchi Amadi) strangled her to death. So far, we have evacuated the corpse of the woman and taken it to the mortuary.

“The CP has ordered that the suspect be transferred to State CID for further investigation.”

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