June 17, 2024

Husband stabs wife to death over alleged infidelity in Ekiti


A yet-to-be identified man has reportedly stabbed his wife to death over alleged infidelity in Ekiti State.

The incident occurred during the weekend at Christ Avenue, in the Adebayo area of Ado-Ekiti.

A resident of the area told newsmen that the incident occurred on Friday evening while another source stated that it occurred on Saturday morning.

The couple, it was gathered, had sent the older of their two children on an errand and locked up the door to their apartment before they started fighting on the issue.

During the fight, the man, said to be a law enforcement agent, and his wife, who worked in a chemist shop, stabbed each other with sharp objects.

It was not known whether it was knife or bottles that was used in the fight.

A source said, “They locked themselves up inside their apartment with their younger child of about five years .

“The man confronted the deceased over allegations that she was cheating on him, a fight ensued leading him to stab his wife to death.

“At that moment, people had come to separate the fight only to meet the door to their apartment locked. When they could not break the door open, some of the people around removed some of the ceiling to gain entry into their apartment.

“They met the deceased and her husband with injuries all over their bodies. The woman was unconscious and was immediately rushed to the hospital but she gave up the ghost before they got to the hospital.”

The source said the matter has been reported at the police station and the man taken to an undisclosed hospital where he is receiving treatment while being closely monitored by the police.





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