A 30-year-old man, identified as Ndubuisi Kalu, has slumped and died during a fight with his wife at Pepple Street, Ogbor Hill, in Abia State.
The woman identified as Immaculeta Kalu who frowned at her husband’s drinking habit allegedly pushed him down on the fateful day during one of their usual fights.
Narrating the incident, a resident in the area whose identity was undisclosed said: “The man was formerly employed, but was laid off by his employer and had since remained unemployed.
“On that day, the man went out to drink as usual and came back drunk. The wife, who was not happy with his drinking habit, started rebuking him and that angered the man.
“While they were arguing, the wife pushed him and he slumped and died.”
Confirming the incident, the Police Public Relations Officer of the state, DSP Ezekiel Onyeke, said investigation has been launched into the matter by officials of the Ogbor Hill Police Division.
Onyeke added that the force were also investigating their landlady and two eyewitnesses, adding “late Kalu has epilepsy and there are other things that we need to find out.
“We learned that the landlady gave them three hours to vacate her house, which she effected on the day of the incident.”