Man In Police Net For Bathing Wife With AcidFeatured, Latest News, News Wednesday, April 17th, 2019
From Ignatius Okpara, Awka
(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Anambra state police command on Wednesday in Awka, arrested a man, identified as Mr. Onyeachonam Chinwuba, for allegedly bathing his wife Mrs. Añurika Chinwuba, with harmful substance believed to be acid.
According to the state Commissioner for Children and Women Affairs, Lady Ndidi Mezue, who disclosed to newsmen in Awka, the Anambra state capital, said the man committed the wicked act against the wife because she was pushing for divorce which he (Chinwuba) was opposed to.
The woman, “a mother of two who is in her in her late 30s was this afternoon bathed with harmful substance believed to be acid by her husband, Mr. Onyeachonam Chinwuba, who allegedly opposed his wife’s demand for divorce.
Mrs. Mezue, said the victim who had sought divorce, accusing her husband of living a questionable life, was with “her husband in the Ministry of Children and Women Affairs, Awka, yesterday and earlier today where their differences were thought to have been resolved.
“It was after they left the Ministry that the husband reached for a bottle containing the harmful substance, which he hid in his clothes, and poured on the victim, causing serious burns on her face down to her body.
The victim was, immediately rushed to the Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University Teaching Hospital, where the commissioner has already gone to visit her as well as promised to assist in the medical expenses.
Chinwuba is already in the custody of the police.
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