A 42-year-old man Kelechukwu Onuka has reportedly killed his wife, Nnena, after a quarrel over N10 million deposited in her account.
This incident happened at Aratunsi area of Akure the Ondo State capital.
Sources said the money was deposited in the wife’s account by her sister for a building project.
It was gathered that the husband got wind of the money in her wife’s account through another person.
Apparently peeved by his wife’s action, the suspect reportedly confronted her and it resulted to a quarrel.
It was during the fracas that the suspect allegedly used an object to hit his wife on the head and she died instantly.
A neighbour said they called in the police after the husband begged them to help carry his wife to the hospital.
Another neighbour,who gave his name as Obinna,said the couple was always having arguments but they used to settle between themselves.
“There was even a day that after beating her, the man called us to assist him to take his wife to the hospital.
” I really don’t know what led to this fight that caused the death of the woman.
“But on this day, it became serious. We were hearing their voices and later everywhere went silent.
“Before we knew what went wrong, the man was trying to revive the lady after using something to strike her in anger.”
Ondo State Police spokesman, SP Fummy Odunayo, said it was a case of domestic violence.
She said the fight occured at the early hours of the day and further investigation has commenced.