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Man Stabs Wife To Death, Over Alleged Infidelity

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

The incident happened over the weekend at Christ Avenue, within the Adebayo vicinity of Ado-Ekiti.

A local resident informed reporters that the incident happened Friday evening, while another source indicated it occurred 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.

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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,” the source said of the infidelity case that led to death in Ekiti.

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“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 mentioned that the incident has been reported to the police station. The man has been taken to an undisclosed hospital for treatment, under police surveillance.

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