The police in Edo on Wednesday confirmed the arrest of one Gabriel Ahuwa, 84, for allegedly killing his 75 -year-old wife for denying him sex.
According to NAN, the command’s Public Relations Officer, SP Chidi Nwabuzor, announced the suspect’s arrest during a news conference in Benin.
The octogenarian, Nwabuzor said, is among the 198 suspects apprehended in the state for various crimes, such as armed robbery, kidnapping and murder.
” The suspect is not remorseful. After killing his wife, he still claimed that his action was the only solution to her starving him of sex.
Speaking to Journalists, the suspect said his wife had been denying him sex for a long time.
“My wife does not listen to me. She would decline any time I asked her to come and sleep with me. We have given birth to seven children.
“I reported my wife to my family and hers, but she failed to listen to them and continued her old ways.
” Meanwhile, I heard that she has been sleeping with some pastors,” the suspect said.