The 38-year-old man, Daniel Udoh, was arrested by the police in Ogun State
for stabbing his mistress’ husband to death in the Onipanu area of the state.
According to a statement by the Police Public Relations Officer in the state, the victim identified as Emaka Umonko, is a husband to a woman with whom the suspect was allegedly having a secret love affair.
According to the police image maker, the deceased had been suspecting that Udoh was going out with his wife and confronted him, leading to a serious fight between the two men.
“While the f!ght was going on, the suspect, a commercial driver, brought out a knife and used it to stab the deceased severally at his back and chest, following which the deceased collapsed.
Upon receipt of a distress call, the suspect was promptly arrested, and the knife recovered as an exhibit. The victim, a welder, was rushed to State Hospital Ota but was unfortunately pronounced dead by the doctor on duty,” the statement read in part.