A husband who thought he could use beating to correct his wife has landed himself in a big mess.
The Enugu State Police Command has arrested a man, Mr. Ozoemena Nwankwo, for allegedly beating his pregnant wife, Ndidi Nwankwo, to death.
The Police Public Relations Officer, Mr. Ebere Amaraizu, explained that the incident occurred around 10pm on October 17 at Nwankwo’s residence in Nkanu East LGA of the State.
According to the police, Nwankwo, who was described as a chronic wife-beater, beat up Ndidi, who was four months pregnant, until she lost consciousness.
The woman sustained a severe injury on her right leg during the beating.
It was learnt that the pregnant woman gave up the ghost after she was rushed to a nearby hospital. It was learnt that Ndidi’s corpse had been deposited at the mortuary, while Nwankwo had been arrested.