The police in Bayelsa State have arrested a self-styled pastor for allegedly stabbing his wife to death over infidelity.
The Bayelsa State Police Command has arrested a 40-year-old man, Stephen Ogho-Oghene Akpata, who allegedly stabbed his wife, Faustina Eze, to death at their home located along the Kpansia area of Yenagoa, the state capital.
Bayelsa Reporters have it that Akpata had murdered his 33-year-old wife after having sex with her on the night of Wednesday, September 6, 2017.
The Delta State-born Akpata who is popularly called Bishop has already confessed to the police that after he made love to the deceased for an hour and shortly afterward, he saw a message on her phone and suspected her of infidelity.
He narrated that he became angry on seeing the message which was purportedly sent to her by a man and an argument ensued and he strangled Eze, a staff of Globacom in Yenogoa with the cords of a pressing iron before stabbing her several times in the neck and shoulder, leading to her death.
Akpata also confessed that he had served various jail terms in Australia for different crimes before he was deported and that he became a born again Christian and was pastoring a church where he met the late Eze and they got married a few months ago at a court registry in Bayelsa State.
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