A pastor and founder of Omega Word Global Ministries in Ikot Ataku,Okon in Eket Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State, Chris Enoch has been arrested for allegedly killing his wife and buried in the shallow grave within the family compund
Penpushing reports that, the cleric said to be from Ebonyi State, has been operating the church in a rented apartment,while the community became suspicious when the pastor’s children complained to neighbours that they had not seen their mother for days after she had a quarrel with their father
The report by the children led to a manhunt by the youths of the community,and to amazement of the search party led by the community youth president the corpse of Patient, the wife was discovered in a shallow
The youth president of Okon Clan, Effiong Johnson who said he was coming from the police station,as at the time of filing this report said the suspect confessed to the crime and buried her corpse in the shallow grave inside their gated compound where they have been living with their five children
“I am just coming from the (police) station now, he just opened up that he killed the woman about seven days ago, From what the children said, they (the pastor and the wife) had been having issues and sometimes he would say in front of the children that he would kill the wife and nothing would happen. On this particular day, the man chased the children away when he and the wife started fighting,” he added.
Penpushing also reports that, the Divisional Police Officer in Eket, Sunday Digha,when contacted declined to speak on the development, referring to the Command Police Public Relations Officer, refused to comment on the incident Odiko MacDon who was also yet to respond as at the time of this report
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