The founder of Omega World Global Ministries in Ikot Abasi, Akwa Ibom State, pastor Chris Enoch, who was arrested for killing his wife and burying her in a shallow grave in their compound, has disclosed why he did it.
The 49-year-old was arrested after suspecting youths confronted him about the where about of his wife, a petty trader, who had been missing for weeks.
It was gathered that the cleric and 40-year-old Patient had five children together, the eldest is 15-year-old. They were living together in the same compound where he has been operating his church.
The police spokesperson in Akwa Ibom State, Odiko MacDon, in a statement on Thursday, June 17, said, “The suspect, who had domestic differences with his wife, and accused her of being the source of his numerous woes in life and infidelity, confessed to have beaten her to death as a result of the unresolved differences on the 9th of June.
In order to cover his tracks, he dug a shallow grave in his compound and buried her. The deceased’s corpse has been exhumed by the Police and deposited in the mortuary for autopsy.” [Swipe]