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Man allegedly butchers wife in Imo state over suspected infidelity

Reacting swiftly to the alarming information, the husband rushed home, only to be confronted with a distressing scene allegedly showing his wife in the company of her suspected lover within their marital quarters.

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Man allegedly butchers wife in Imo state over suspected infidelity

A chilling episode transpired in Nekede, Owerri West Local Government Area of Imo State, where an unidentified man reportedly launched a vicious attack on his wife amidst suspicions of her infidelity.

According to witnesses, a viral video captured the horrifying moment when the man, armed with a knife, assaulted his spouse.

The unsettling incident came to light after a concerned neighbor tipped off the husband on April 10th about suspicions of his wife’s extramarital affair transpiring within their shared residence.

Reacting swiftly to the alarming information, the husband rushed home, only to be confronted with a distressing scene allegedly showing his wife in the company of her suspected lover within their marital quarters.

Shockingly, their innocent 6-year-old daughter was reportedly left unattended in the living quarters during the tumultuous encounter. Enraged by what he perceived as a betrayal, the husband purportedly unleashed a violent assault on his wife, inflicting severe injuries with the weapon at his disposal.

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Remarkably, the alleged paramour was purportedly allowed to depart the scene unscathed amidst the chaotic turmoil.

In response to the harrowing incident, the Imo State Police Command issued a statement on Friday, urging members of the public, especially those residing in Nekede, to step forward with any pertinent information.

Henry Okoye, spokesperson for the police command, emphasized the imperative need for collaboration in uncovering the truth, stating, “The Imo State Police Command is aware of the video circulating on social media and wishes to state that the alleged incident has not been officially reported to the Police.

However, the Commissioner of Police, CP Aboki Danjuma, has directed the State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID) to conduct a thorough investigation into this disturbing incident and ascertain the facts.”

Okoye further implored, “We urge the public, particularly residents of Nekede, to report any information they may have about the incident to the nearest Police Station or via 08148024155. Let us work together to ensure justice prevails in this case.”

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