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6 Women in Delta & Anambra Killed by Their Husbands Last Week Over Alleged Infidelity

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Six women were killed by their husbands last week in unrelated incidents in Delta and Anambra State.

Purported infidelity was the cause of the homicides, Leadership reports.

In one of the cases in Anambra, it was rumoured that a woman named Mary* was allegedly having an affair with a native doctor. Her husband found out and shot her dead. He was about to also turn the gun on himself, however; he was reportedly saved by neighbours.

In another case in Delta, a 62-year-old farmer, John* stabbed his wife to death after she reportedly confessed that she had been cheating on him for years.

Eyewitness accounts state that upon killing his wife, John attempted to commit suicide by hanging himself, but was rescued by neighbors.

According to reports, in another instance, the body of a woman was found in the gutter somewhere in Akabo–Obofia in Newichi, Nnewi North Local Government Area of Anambra State. Eyewitnesses say she was killed by her husband after they had argued over her alleged infidelity.

Information about the other three cases was not published.

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*Aliases have been used to protect the identities of the individuals*

27 Comments

  1. bruno

    March 24, 2015 at 4:23 pm

    The violence against women should stop.

    When a man cheats,he gets a free pass but when a woman cheats, she is sent to her grave,why?

    • OD

      March 24, 2015 at 4:30 pm

      @Bruno. Dont be surprised o, 99.9 percent of women will come after you for this your comment o. They will tell you its a man’s world.

    • Gbaam!

      March 24, 2015 at 5:24 pm

      Who are the women and the men involved? You guys should stop lying against your country in order to make a statement because it’s going to hunt you later. All these unverified statistics just to show support for feminism; Chaiii there is God O!

    • wagamama

      March 24, 2015 at 6:41 pm

      INUKWA GI?

      There is no lie, and this article is not in support of feminism! This article is in support of the RIGHT TO LIFE! REGARDLESS OF SEX OR MARITAL STATUS! ABA!

    • Na wa for una

      March 24, 2015 at 7:44 pm

      One million likes

  2. The K

    March 24, 2015 at 4:35 pm

    Ada Nnewi….hello?? Just checking that you are not the one oh 🙂

    • ada nnewi

      March 24, 2015 at 6:06 pm

      Your comment makes absolutely no sense…

    • Ms. A.

      March 25, 2015 at 8:10 am

      Actually her comment is hilarious and makes a lot of sense. You just didn’t get it.

  3. Ada Nnewi

    March 24, 2015 at 4:50 pm

    They should start killing husbands that kill their wives…Men cheat on their wives constantly and their wives have not killed them yet some cowards will be killing their wives and “neighbors will be rescuing them”, meanwhile if a wife kills her husband for even abusing her the same neighbors will lynch her…Nigerian women need to get serious about pushing laws that will protect them into place..Today it’s some woman you don’t know that is suffering cause of an unjust system, tomorrow it just might be YOU OR YOUR DAUGHTER!

    • jaguarnana

      March 24, 2015 at 8:12 pm

      perfectly said….thank you

  4. Nnena

    March 24, 2015 at 5:06 pm

    So s divorce is too much? Why did they have to kill their wives? I would rather be a divorcee than a murderer. Just my opinion.

  5. Drknite

    March 24, 2015 at 6:22 pm

    So sad!

  6. wagamama

    March 24, 2015 at 6:37 pm

    Mmm…

    When they cheat- You find out, they beat you or mentally abuse you, tag you a nag, come back and beg…..
    When you cheat- Divorce or Murder…..

    Like i said earlier, May God help Females Worldwide but especially in Africa. Amen!

  7. Robin Hood

    March 24, 2015 at 7:06 pm

    How many men are assaulted physically and emotionally by women for unfounded reasons bordering on jealousy and suspicion

  8. tunmi

    March 24, 2015 at 8:06 pm

    So it was after the killed their wives that they were rescued abi?

  9. Choose better divorce

    March 24, 2015 at 9:11 pm

    No surprising..better divorce than big regret yourself.

  10. kole

    March 24, 2015 at 9:37 pm

    if women were killing men for adultery, lets just say, we would all be lesbians!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! drops mic!!!!

  11. nnenne

    March 24, 2015 at 9:43 pm

    Walk away. Don’t kill. Simple.

  12. nene

    March 24, 2015 at 9:51 pm

    women have suffered in this world.

    • Dom!!!

      March 25, 2015 at 10:11 am

      I TELL YOU!!!

  13. TruthBeTold

    March 24, 2015 at 10:01 pm

    Marriage is not by force when will we learn???

  14. umoh Linda

    March 24, 2015 at 10:45 pm

    All dis guys wey d cheat, d thunder wey go fire una still d do press up o…

  15. Tosin

    March 24, 2015 at 11:07 pm

    This is rubbish. Marry or no marry, love or no love, gives you NO right to mistreat, let alone take the life of another human being. I hope they get the maximum punishment. Infidelity ko, infidelity ni. Nonsense.

  16. tunmi

    March 25, 2015 at 1:30 am

    And in the post above there is so much criticism for the woman and nary a word for the men. BN I am loving the juxtaposition of your posts ehn, the symbolism in showing our hypocrisy is brilliant

  17. thathausachic

    March 25, 2015 at 9:23 am

    This kind of news is growing at an alarming rate. Well in the north the under aged girls are putting rat poison in hubby’s food. There is God oooooo

  18. Joliebebe

    March 26, 2015 at 6:21 pm

    The neighbors rescuing them were just postponing their doomsdays. They will rot in jail!!!!!

  19. nela

    April 20, 2015 at 7:14 pm

    Tell me who has the right to judge, let alone take a life…no man is righteous

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