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Jealous wife bags death sentence over murder of pastor-husband



A jealous housewife has bagged a death sentence by hanging for stabbing her pastor-husband to death with a kitchen knife and setting him on fire.

The 28-year-old housewife, Mrs Mary Attah, was sentenced to death by hanging by an Effurun High Court, Effurun, Delta State.
She was found guilty of stabbing her husband, Pastor Darkington Attah, with a kitchen knife and dousing him with petrol before striking a match on him on July 6, 2012.
Mrs Attah, who has four children for her husband, according to Assistant Director, Mr Patrick Mekako, stabbed him on his neck and set fire on him after an alleged phone call from a mistress of her husband.

Tribune, July 25

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