A man popularly known as M.O.B. in Sapele community, in Sapele Local Government Area of Delta State, has reportedly beaten his pregnant wife, Beatrice, to death.
Newsmen gathered that the incident occurred on Friday evening in the vicinity of a new generation church, Mountain of Fire and Miracle Ministries, on New Road, Awolowo Road Extension, in Sapele as the man was said to have been sighted interrogating his wife, on why she had left home for the church without doing the necessary house chores and making an arrangement for his dinner.
Witnesses stated that the impatient man did not wait for the heavily pregnant wife to give an explanation before he slapped her and dealt blows on her several times, causing her to collapse on the spot.
Consequently, passers-by and church members were said to have rushed to the scene to rescue the woman and the woman was thereafter rushed to a nearby medical facility, Obule Hospital, where she was confirmed dead on arrival.
When the Police Public Relations Officer for Delta State Command, DSP Bright Edafe, was contatcted, he told newsmen that the police was not aware of the incident as of the time of filing this report.Follow us on social media