A former Director-General of Imo Broadcasting Corporation, Sir T.C. Okere, has allegedly stabbed his wife of 50 years, Beatrice, to death on Monday morning, The Sun reported.
The incident occurred in Imerenwe, Ngor-Okpala Local Government Area of Imo State.
According to The Sun, the murdered wife was a retiree of the Imo State Polytechnic, Umuagwo, with other reports saying the 82-year-old fled after killing his 70-year-old wife.
The spokesman of the Imo State Police Command, Orlando Ikeokwu, has confirmed the incident.
Ikeokwu said the police will soon commence an investigation into the matter.
He said: “It is true that the former Director-General of the state-owned broadcasting corporation TC Okere allegedly stabbed the wife to death this morning and the command will soon commence an investigation into the matter.”