A 30-year-old man identified as Monday Uwem has  killed his 26-year-old wife and buried her in a shallow grave in the kitchen of theIr house located at Aparama Fishing Camp, Okumbiri Town, Akassa, Brass Local Government Area of  Bayelsa State.

State Police Command confirmed this on Thursday in a statement released in Yenagoa, state capital.

The Bayelsa Police Command, through the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) Butswat Asinim, said Investigation has commenced into the murder of one Blessing Menaboo ‘f’ 26 years, a resident of Aparama Fishing Camp, Okumbiri Town, Akassa, Brass Local Government Area, Bayelsa State.

“The deceased was allegedly killed by her husband one Monday Uwem 30 years, at their residence at Aparama Fishing Camp and buried her body in a shallow grave in their kitchen.

“The suspect who confessed to the crime was arrested and detained for further interrogation and Investigation”.

Neighbours were said to have uncovered the crime, apprehended the man and handed him over to the police.