Pastor beats wife to death, buries corpse in shallow grave inside Church compound

The Akwa Ibom State Police Command has arrested one Pastor Ukachukwu Enoch Christopher, the founder of Omega World Global Ministries, Ikot Abia, in Eket Local Government Area for the alleged murder of his wife, Patience Christopher.

CRIMECHANNELS gathered that the Police Public Relations Officer of Akwa Ibom State, Odiko Macdon who disclosed this in a press statement on Thursday in Uyo, said the suspect killed the wife and hurriedly buried her in a shallow grave inside their compound.

The suspect, an indigene of Ebonyi State and resident in Eket was said to have beaten his wife to death on the grounds of infidelity.

It was learnt that one of the children of the deceased upon suspecting something fishy reported the matter to the Okon Youth President, who then reported to the Police.

Upon getting the detail, the PPRO said that some Police officers went to the suspect’s house and dug the ground where the corpse of the victim was discovered.

He said that the suspect committed the crime on June 9, 2021.

“During interrogation, he confessed to the crime. He told Police that he beat his wife to death due to some unresolved issues they both had, ” he said.

Odiko further stated that the corpse was exhumed and then sent to a mortuary for autopsy.

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