Thursday, December 12, 2013
Wife And Her Pastor Lover Brutally Mu*ders Her Husband
In Edo State, the Police Comman have arrested and detained housewife and her lover, who is also church pastor, over the m*rder of he husband, Victor Nsongbunyo, a Deput Manager with the Nigeria Petroleu Development (NPDC) Company, in Benin City.
It was gathered that
the woman an her deceased husband, a native of Cross River State, who was recentl promoted to Deputy Manager in th company and was due to retire from service next year, had been havin issues with the paternity of their children after he suspected the wife was having an extra marital affair with the Pastor.
It was also learnt that when he suspected that the pregnancy the wife was carrying was not from him, the deceased visited their home town to complain to his family and his in-laws.
Consequently, the families resolve that a DNA test would be conducted after the wife gave birth to the child.
According to police sources, the deceased returned from work on Friday October 22nd, 2013, when the suspected killers came and killed him, and put the mutilated body into one of his old cars. The car was driven to Sapele road, Benin, where it was set ablaze with his body.
The following Monday, October 25th, the woman was said to have gone to her late husband’s office to report that he was missing.
She was also said to have reported the incident of the husband’s death to the police.
Thereafter, she went to her husband’ bank where she allegedly withdre N4milion from his account.
It was further gathered that followin information to a staff of the NPDC that a burnt car was sighted somewhere along Sapele Road, they rushed to the scene and found it was the Mr. Nsongbunyo’s car.
Consequently, the NPDC staff went back to the deceased wife at their home to inform her of the finding, but surprisingly, found her sitting comfortably at home watching Africa Magic, a situation which prompted police suspicion of the woman.
The police were said to have launched a search for the car given to the deceased by NPDC following his promotion, and the car was reportedly traced to a compound at Ekenwan road in Benin.
The police detectives were said to have accosted a lady in the compound where the car was packed and she reportedly informed the police that the car was packed by a Pastor who live in the compound.
Further investigation by the police led them to observe burns in the Pastor’ left hand and face, even as he (the pastor) reportedly told the police that one of his daughters in the church sowed a seed with the car.
He was said to have led the police to the residence of the said daughter who sowed with the car in his church, but it turned out that it was the residence of the deceased and it was the deceased’s wife.
The police then arrested the pastor and the deceased’s wife, both of whom are now helping the police in their investigation into the m*rder of Mr. Nsongbunyo.
Edo state Police Commissioner, Mr. Foluso Adebanjo, who confirmed the incident, said “it is a serious crime which we are investigating and until we conclude, disclosing things migh jeopardize investigations.