A 22-year old pregnant woman has allegedly hacked her husband to death over an alleged extramarital affair.
The incident happened on at Ekrejebor axis of Ughelli town in Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta state.
It was gathered that the 22-year-old woman identified as Faith Okiemute allegedly stabbed her husband, Edafe Unuakpor, aged 27, with a knife after accusing him of committing adultery.
She reportedly fled to the Ughelli ‘A’ Division Police Station to escape jungle justice.
“The woman was angry that her husband did not spend the night at home. After his return, she accused him of having been with another woman and stabbed him in one of his hands and abdomen,” some neighbours explained.
She ran to Ughelli ‘A’ Division police to report herself while friends of her husband rushed him to the Ughelli Central Hospital where he was confirmed dead. Angered by his death, the friends brought and dumped his corpse at the entrance of the Ughelli ‘A’ Division of the Nigeria Police which led to sporadic shooting by the police to disperse the crowd.” the neighbours added.
Delta State Police acting Public Relations Officer, DSP Bright Edafe, who confirmed the incident, said investigation was ongoing.
The couple has a two-year-old child together while the pregnant woman is said to have two children with a former husband before she married the deceased.