A 35-year-old man, Olusola Akiniwesi, has been placed in custody for allegedly killing his rival, Oriola Akinduko, in cold blood while the latter was making love with his lover, Aina Afolabi, in Idanre area of Ondo State.
According to the Vanguard, the incident occurred at Aina’s residence located at Opa Street in Idanre about 1 a.m, on Monday.
While Oriola was killed in the attack, the lady, Aina, sustained serious injuries on her head and other parts of her body and was rushed to the hospital.
Vanguard learnt that Olusola and Oriola have both been dating Aina for almost a year until the ugly incident that led to the death of one of the lovers on Monday.
According to reports, Olusola learnt that Oriola had gone to spend the night with Aina and he waited till late at night to confirm the information.
He was said to have armed himself with a machete and jumped through a window into the room where he met the two making love at about 1 a.m on the day in question.
Police source said he pounced on his rival and hacked him to death with the machete and inflicted severe wounds on Aina.
Police image maker, Wole Ogodo, said one Kola Akinduko reported the matter at the ldanre Divisional Police station.
Ogodo said: “Olusola Akiniwesi, 35 years, met his rival, Oriola Akinduko, having sex with one Aina Afolabi inside her room and entered through the window to machete both of them.”
He pointed out that while Aina received injuries on her head, Oriola was confirmed dead in the hospital.
Ogodo added that the suspect is being detained at the police CID.