Africa: Wife stabs husband to death in Edo state, South-South Nigeria after she was caught cheating


A housewife in Etsako West Local Government of Edo State, has reportedly stabbed her husband to death after the deceased caught her with another man on their matrimonial bed.

According to, the husband identified as Abdulateef was stabbed to death when he came home at about 3am and met a man with her in their bedroom.

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A source said: “The man was living with two wives in his house, but had to rent an apartment for his first wife in a different location to allow peace to reign while staying with the junior one in his house.

He said the deceased visits the first wife and spends the night there, but there has been a rumour that another man visits his second wife every night when he is not at home.

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He said the deceased came home that night from his first wife’s rented apartment only to meet a man with his junior wife in their bedroom.

According to him, the deceased allegedly got hold of the visitor and in the process, the woman stabbed him twice on his stomach apparently to pave way for the alleged lover’s escape and make it look like a robbery attack.

He said the deceased died as a result of the injury, adding that the quick arrival of the police saved the suspect from being killed by a mob.

He said the suspect has been arrested by the police.

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