Former IBC DG Okere 82, Arrested for Stabbing Wife to Death after 50 years of marriage.
The Imo State Police Command have arrested 82 year old Theophilus Okere, a retired Director General of Imo State Broadcasting Corporation over the killing of his wife, Beatrice Okere in Imerienwe community in the Ngor- Okpala Local Government Area of the state.
Confirming the incident, public relations officer, Imo state police command, Orlando Ikeokwu said that preliminary investigations revealed that after killing his wife, the 82-year old ran away until he was arrested by the officers of the command after a tip off.
According to reports Mrs Beatrice Okere who was in her seventies and pensioner with Imo State Polytechnic Umuagwo was taken to an undisclosed hospital by indigenes of the community after the incident but gave up the ghost in the hospital due to much loss of blood.
Information gathered also revealed that Mr. Okere who was a former DG of the State own radio house Imo Broadcasting Cooperation has been suffering from mental loss for some time now, they have been marriage for over 50years.
The Imo state Commissioner of Police Isaac Akinmoyede said investigation is ongoing to ascertain the reason the man committed the crime adding that the culprit will be charged to court soon.