I killed my sidechic-landlady with a pestle because she was jealous that I married – Suspect
Ugochukwu Arugo, a 29-year old welder, said he hacked his lover, who is also his landlady, Mrs. Ngozi Igwe, to death with a mortar in Aluu community, Rivers State, because she was jealous of his wife.
The suspect, a native of Isi-Ala, Imo State, narrated that his victim was her widowed landlady and that they have been in a deep relationship since the demise of Ngozi’s husband. .
Arugo revealed that trouble started went to his village, married a wife and brought her to live with him. The suspect said that his lover-landlady was angry with him because he got married and brought his wife into the house.
He said: “I am here because I committed a crime. I am 29 years old. I did it unknowingly and I never knew it will be like this. It is my landlady whom I am dating in Aluu Community that I killed.
When I went to my village and married, I brought my wife to the yard and my landlady started quarrelling me. She said why will I marry without informing her. I started having problem with her because of my wife.
I did not let my wife know about it. The last time we had problem was in the night. As we were quarrelling I used pestle and hit her head, she fell down and died.”