A former Director General of the Imo Broadcasting Commission (IBC) T.C. Okere, 86, has allegedly stabbed his wife to death.
There are media reports that he was suffering from advanced dementia which mighld wife.t have led to the killing of his 77 year old wife.
Details of the incident remained sketchy as of the time of filing this report, but the Imo State Police Public Relations Officer, Orlando Ikeokwu confirmed the incident, but could not give details of the incident.
According to Ikeokwu, Police will soon commence investigations into the unfortunate incident.
A source who spoke with TheNation said: “He (Pa Okere) was having advanced dementia and everyone within the village knows his health condition. He didn’t know that he had killed his wife because when he was asked about her, he said she was sleeping.
“We took him to the hospital; they said we should come after the pandemic. So we couldn’t take him to the hospital because of this Coronavirus. You know how hospitals react to cases like this”.