The police in Benin has confirmed the real identity of a middle-aged man, Henry Odion, who allegedly murdered his wife, Patience, in the presence of their six-month-old child in Benin. According to Edo police command image maker,
DSP Abiodun Osifo, the murder suspect who is presently at large, is a pastor of the Mountain of Victory and Fire Deliverance Ministry, Benin. Naij.com reliably gathered that Pastor Odion allegedly murdered his wife who had been married to him since September, 2014, with a knife in Okpara quarters, a suburb of Benin metropolis.
It was further discovered that the pastor and his late wife had been having series of disagreements with each other, a situation which allegedly led to separation for two months. Further investigations revealed that the pastor used his sister (names withheld), to lure his estranged wife to the house for settlement and on arrival, stabbed her severally with a knife, following which he went into hiding when he discovered that his wife died on the spot.
Father of the deceased woman, a police officer serving with Lagos police command, has appealed to relevant authorities to fish out the culprit. Meanwhile, the police in Benin have launched a manhunt for the fleeing pastor. Osifo, who described the action as barbaric, assured that the police will do everything possible to arrest the culprit.