A housewife and her pastor cum lover, Eniobong Isonguyo and Udoka Ukachukwu respectively have been sentenced to death by hanging for the gruesome murder of her husband Victor Gabriel Isongguyo.
The deceased was a senior staff of Nigerian National Petroleum Company, NNPC, Benin city,
Hon.Justice Imadegbelo of a high court in Benin heard that the deceased was killed by a sharp object in his car by the said pastor and set ablaze in the car on the agreement with his wife.
The wife was reportedly pregnant for the pastor, while the said pregnancy has been an issue between the couple, evidence was adduced that the murder was to cover up the pregnancy.
During the trial, it was also revealed that some millions of naira and landed properties belonging to the deceased were transferred to the said pastor.
According to the evidence from the court, the convict lured him to give him a free ride along sapele road in Benin city.
During the journey, the said pastor then brought out a sharp object and smashed him on his neck before opening the petrol tank where he sipped out fuel and burnt him beyond recognition.
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