“Wife’s lover baths husband to death with Acid”
Occupants of No. 10 Erolo Street Ijegun Egba, A Shanty community in satellite town, Ojo Local Government Area of Lagos State, were recently in a state of confusion when tow cousins, Edwin Ifoghale Eroveno (39) and Maxwell Enakeno Uhwe engaged selves with bitter trade of words, which eventually saw the former (Eroveno) being bathed with raw acid to death. More after the cut
Eroveno, who had left home with his Danfo bus on the fateful day morning, met his untimely death at about 9.07pm, on entering the compound.
The suspect, Ugwe, is a second paternal cousin to the deceased (Eroveno), and a 300 level accounting student of University of Benin (UNIBEN)
Trouble started when the deceased married precious Uyoyou Unwe, a former girlfriend of Ugwe (suspect) under duress from her father in the village Iyede Ame in Ndokwa East Local Govt. Area of Delta State, where they all hail from.
The Late Eroveno, who until his death was a staff of Flour Mill Plc., did his traditional , Church and court marriage with the said Precious.
Before the marriage, Precious was dating the suspecting both of them had taken blood oath, promising only death could do them apart.
We gathered that despite Precious wedding with Eroveno, she had always seen him as a stranger to her and had been resisting his attempts to sleep with her.
Precious vowed to stab herself to death the day Eroveno would sleep with her because according to her Eroveno is a stranger.” Eroveno also let Precious go proved abortive, as precious eventually took in for him and gave birth to a baby boy, Misheal,
Adding that Uwge (suspect) Vowed as well not to let Precious go even in the face of having put to bed for Eroveno.
Adding that Uwge had been looking around the compound until the fateful day he succeeded in bathing the deceased with the raw Acid.
Mrs Veronica Oneke, A Co-tenant of Eroveno narrated how they (neighbours) rushed him to the near-by Naval Hospital before they were later referred to Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) Idi-Araba, were he eventually kick the bucket the following day.
The suspect is on the run for fear of being arrested by the police; while the wife, almighty Precious, has been arrested by the State Criminal Investigation Department (CID), Panti, and released as at press time.