Theophilus Okere, a retired Director-General of the Imo Broadcasting Corporation, has allegedly stabbed his wife to death.
The 85-year-old, according to reports, had been suffering from dementia.
According to PMNews, a source disclosed that the family has been managing Okere’s dementia for some time.
It added that Okere said his wife of 50 years, who was a retiree of the Imo State Polytechnic, Umuagwo, is asleep after he stabbed her to death.
”Okere has been down with dementia and the family has been managing the problem.
”Even today that he stabbed his wife to death, when he was asked why he did it, he responded that his wife was still sleeping.
”The other Sunday, Okere went to church and said that his car was missing when in fact the car was parked in his compound,” the source said.
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Orlando Ikeokwu, the spokesman of the state police command, said the police have commenced investigation into the matter.