Husband Burns Ekiti Local Chief To Death For Snatching His Wife From Him

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A frustrated Ekiti man whose wife was allegedly taken with force by an Ekiti local Chief because of his financial in-capabilities,did the unthinkable by kidnapping the two,his wife and her alleged lover and kept them against their will at his hideout location.

He ran out of luck after his wife who he abducted alongside the Ekiti Chief, escaped while he and his accomplices allegedly took the deceased to a different location where he was beaten with cutlass and set ablaze.

A police source told Daily Trust;

“While the Chief was accompanying him to where his charcoal was seized, the Tiv man allegedly connived with others to abduct Chief Fatunla and Miss Tadeni somewhere around Iyemero Ekiti, in Ikole local government, Ekiti State.

“The Chief was strangled to death and his corpse set on fire. However, Miss Tadeni escaped from the abductors. Sunday and his other accomplices were caught by vigilante men in the Pategi area of Kwara State as they were escaping.

“When the vigilante men stopped Sunday and his accomplices and were questioning them as to their mission in the area, especially despite the lockdown, Chief Fatunla’s phone that Sunday kept in his pocket rang and he refused to answer the call. One of the vigilante men collected the phone and answered the call only to be told that the owner of the phone was abducted.

“The vigilante men then handed Sunday and the others to the police in Kwara State, who transferred them to the police in Ekiti State. Chief Fatunla’s remains had been recovered and deposited in the mortuary, while Sunday and the other suspects are being detained by the police in Ekiti State.”