From TONY JOHN, Port Harcourt
A housewife, Ihuoma Amadi, has allegedly stabbed her husband, Skin Kinikanwo Amadi, to death in Nkpolu-Rumuigbo, Obio/Akpor Local Government Area of Rivers State.
The victim, a one-time supervisory councillor in Obio/Akpor LGA, was killed by the mother of his children on Wednesday night.
Daily Sun gathered that the victim and her wife had family disagreement for over a month, but that the development worsened on the day of the incident.
Wife of one of the victim’s brothers, who did not want to be mentioned, narrated that fight erupted between the couple around 10pm.
She said: Around past 10pm, Ihuoma called my husband that Skin is disturbing her that he (my husband) should come. It was late; so, my husband was a bit reluctant to leave the house.
“Around 11pm, a man rushed to our house to inform my husband that his brother is seriously bleeding and he needs help. When we got there, he was already being taken to the hospital.
“When I asked the woman what happened she said the man broke beer bottle and while they were trying to retrieve it from him, the bottle touched him (the deceased)”, narrated.
However, brother to the victim, Mr. Clinton Amadi, described the development as shocking, calling on youths of the area to remain calm.
He said: “The whole thing came to me as a shock. I was called that my brother has been stabbed. Before I got there, he was already in coma.
“He is dead and in the mortuary. He has been having problem with his wife for awhile now. I called the police and they have also come”, Clinton said.
State Police Public Relations Officer, Nnamdi Omoni, a Superintendent of Police (SP), has confirmed the incident to journalists, adding that he did not have details of the incident.