Tension in Imo State on Tuesday after a man, identified as Victor Ikegwuonu, 25, was allegedly murdered by his wife’s lover, Emeka Ezuruike.
According to PUNCH reporter, the deceased allegedly caught Ezuruike kissing his wife.
The tragic incident happened at Umudike Umuna, in the Orlu Local Government Area of the state.
The deceased hailed from Ndibuche Arondizuogu in the Ideato North LGA of the state, while the suspect is a native of Ubomiri-Emuoba in Rivers State.
A source said, “The deceased saw the suspect kissing his wife while carrying her on his lap. He confronted him and an argument ensued between them. The altercation degenerated and led to a fight. The suspect took a weapon and stabbed Victor (Ikegwuonu); he died on the spot.”
A spokesperson for the state police command, Orlando Ikeokwu who is the police spokesman said three suspects had been arrested.
He stressed that Ikegwuonu was stabbed in the left upper rib, and he died.
According to the police, the remains of the victim were deposited in the Mortuary at Imo State University Teaching Hospital, Orlu.