A pastor identified as, Udoka Ukachukwu, impregnated his church member, and went on to kill her husband.
The woman who is a mother of three, Eniobong Isonguyo, connived with Udoka Ukachukwu, to kill her husband, Engr. Victor Gabriel Isonguyo, who was a staff of NNPC.
Eniobong Isonguyo, and the pastor have been sentenced to death, and it was revealed during the trial, that the murder was carried out by the convicts so as to cover up the pregnancy accusation by the deceased.
The court was told;
“The deceased’s wife told the pastor to wait on the route of her husband to work and ask him for a ride. The plan paid off as the man eventually stopped and gave the pastor a ride along Sapele Road, Benin.
During the journey, the said pastor brought out a sharp object and hit him (the deceased) on his neck before opening the petrol tank, sipped out fuel and burnt him beyond recognition.”
They also attempted to take over the deceased wealth
It was established that millions of Naira and landed property belonging to the deceased were transferred to the said pastor by the wife.
The prosecuting counsel further said the woman who was four months pregnant at the time of the incident, later gave birth in Benin prison.
Delivering judgment, the judge, Justice Geraldine Imadegbelo, held that the prosecution was able to prove the case beyond reasonable doubt and sentenced the two to death by hanging.