A divorced 37 year old man was angered by his wife decision to divorce him prompting him to set the house of his mother in-law ablased in Isampou area of Ekeremor LGA in Bayelsa state, killing the mother-in-law and the brother-in-law, who sustained first degree burns but later died at the hospital
The bad incident happens on Thursday around 9pm according to eye witness, it was confirm that the couple were having marital issues which make his wife to relocate to her mother’s house at Isampou, Bayelsa. Angry mob from the community stormed the suspect’s village in speed boats with the burnt corpses to carry out a reprisal attack by setting ablaze his family house ablaze in Bomadi, Delta State. According to an eyewitness,
“Yes I heard about the fire. We gathered that the wife left him some days ago insisting that she does not want to marry him anymore. The wife was living with her husband at Bomadi, Delta state before she left for her mother’s house at Isampou, Bayelsa”
The jilted husband allegedly poured fuel in and around the home of his mother-in-law with the intention of roasting the Wife, who was reported to have planned to sleep in her mother’s room.
“Though the wife had planned to sleep. But changed her mind at the last minute and moved to the house of a friend. It was only her mother and her brother that were in the house during the fire.” an eyewitness said
The whereabouts of the suspect is unknown.