According to reports, the ex-boxer attacked the wife Fidelia during a disagreement at their home in Uli, in the Ihiala Local Government Area of Anambra State. She was said to have asked him to provide money for Christmas food. The Nigerian Police has launched a manhunt for him.
It was gathered that the angry husband had engaged the wife in an argument over the matter before beating her to a pulp. She died in the process.
Immediately the woman gave up the ghost, the ex-boxer fled the community
The matter was said to have been reported to the police at the Ihiala division as some youths vented their anger on the suspect’s country house in Amamputu village, in the same council area.
A source, who said the incident happened on Monday, December 25, explained that the mob set Everistus’ country house ablaze.
He said, “The man and the wife who is a trader in Ekeagbagba Market, had been married for some time now. They usually have disagreements.
The man was a retired boxer who has become a pastor of the Lord’s chosen church. Upon searching pastor, Everistus’ house charms of different kinds were found.