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Octogenarian: Why I killed my 75-year-old wife


Octogenarian: Why I killed my 75-year-old wife 


An octogenarian, Gabriel Ahuwa who is currently in custody with the police in Edo state has revealed why he killed his 75-year-old wife.

Mr Ahuwa, 84, who was among the 198 suspects paraded by the Police Command in the state revealed that he killed his after he learnt that she was sleeping with pastors.

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Mr Ahuwa also revealed that his late wife declined after several request to make love to her.

He further revealed that the deceased refused to turned from her old ways despite reporting her to family.

The 84-year-old father of seven children was arrested alongside other criminals who were paraded by the police for various offenses ranging from alleged armed robbery, kidnapping, unlawful possession of fire arms, murder, cultism and others.

He disclosed that he reported the matter to his children, adding that one of her daughters came to talk to his wife but she didn’t listen.

He said, “My wife is not listening to me, anytime I asked her to come and sleep with me she always decline. We have seven children together, five boys and two girls.

“I reported the matter to my family and her family, but she failed to listen to them and continue her old ways, and I was hearing information that pastors were sleeping her.

“Each time I demanded for sex, either she would tell me she is sick or she has ulcer, yet I am hearing rumour that she is sleeping with other men and I don’t have money to carry prostitutes.”

The grandpa also indicted his late wife for ‘poisoning’ his children’s mind, thereby making them stop sending him money or picking his calls.

He explained further, “So on Saturday last week in the afternoon, in the house, I picked up a cutlass and [cut] her all over her body. I did it in anger because she is not obeying me and I want people to know of it.”

He however said he regretted killing his wife after committing the crime.

One of his son who craved anonymity however denied the allegation of abandoning their father, adding that they sent money to him five days ago.

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