A woman and a her pastor were arrested and charged with murder after they killed a man because they fell in love, according to police reports in Nigeria.
Edo State Police said that they have arrested a woman and her lover, a pastor, for the murder of the woman’s husband, Victor Nsongbunyo, a director of the Nigeria Petroleum Development Company in Benin.
The woman and her husband, who was recently promoted at the company, fought about the paternity of their children after he suspected that his wife was having an extramarital affair with her pastor.
When the woman became pregnant, the husband demanded that a DNA test be taken in order to determine the paternity of the child.
The wife became furious and conspiring to murder her husband with her pastor.
One day, when the victim came home from work, he was beaten to death, and his mutilated body was dumped into one of his old cars. The car was driven to Sapele Road in Benin, and was set on fire.
When police went to question the pastor they realized he had burns on his hands. That is when the pastor and his mistress were arrested and charged with murder.