Adeniyi Jose, from Akure, Ondo State has strangled his wife-of-eight years, Chidinma Gloria Ibeh, from Imo state, with a rope and also suffocated her with a pillow.
Adeniyi Jose, 45, from Akure, Ondo State, reportedly strangled his wife-of-eight years Chioma Gloria Ibeh, 39, from Imo state, over allegations of infidelity. He then consumed a poisonous substance.
The incident occurred in Suleja, Niger State on Monday August 8, 2022.
The unconscious bodies of the couple were found by the wife’s sister, Brenda Ibeh, who visited the couple and did get answer when she knocked.
She peeped through the kitchen window and found her sister’s body with bruises all over a pillow on her face, and a rope circling her body.
Adeniyi Jose was rushed to Suleja General Hospital, where he is said to be receiving treatment.
A report has it that the husband was a jealous man and frequently fought his wife if he saw her talking with any man.
According to the sister of the deceased Brenda, this is not the first time Adeniyi Jose was making an attempt on his wife’s life.
Brenda added that Adeniyi first attempted to kill her sister in first week of April when she returned from fixing our father’s house in the village.
Brenda also said the husband of the deceased has no job while the sister was the one feeding him and taking care of their 9-year-old child
Chidinma Gloria Ibeh was working at the registers department of the General Hospital, Suleja Niger State
The couple have been married since 2014 and have a son together.