A man identified as Udemeh Ukarette has been arrested by the police at Idimu Police Division in Lagos state after his wife whose name was given as Joy reported that he was threatening her life and monitoring her movements, Pmnews reports.
Udemeh was taken to the police but they declined to discuss the matter and referred them to the Baale of Orisumbare in Shasha area of Lagos for settlement.
It was reported that Joy took the decision the decision to summon her husband after Ukarette traced her to her lover’s apartment in Idimu and started crying publicly telling people in the neighborhood that Joy was his wife and wanted to dump him.
Angered by Udemeh’s action, Joy went on to report to the police who referred them to the Baale. It was gathered that the Baale’s effort to settle them did not succeed as Joy insisted that she was no longer interested in the relationship and that Udemeh should leave her alone to face her new lover.
Her husband wept bitterly and went home unhappy after many pleas from the Baale and members of their community present.
The dejected Ukarette was said to have been heartbroken after he found out his wife, Joy was having an affair and caught her with her customer having sex in a popular hotel in order for her to get pregnant and have a child for Udemeh. The incident occurred at Toyin Giwa Avenue in Afonka Shasha area of Lagos state.
Sources say the couple who have been married for 13 years was yet to have kids.Meanwhile, Ukarette was said to have sent away another woman he initially married and got pregnant before he met and married Joy.
Joy it is alleged tried to explain to Udemeh that her infidelity was in the interest of her husband as she did so in order to get pregnant and have a child for him since he had tried unsuccessfully for several years to which he accepted.
Joy, it turned out enjoyed the ‘straying’ with an unnamed Igbo man and secretly continued the relationship without getting pregnant without the knowledge of her husband.When her husband eventually found out, he asked that she stops the relationship since she did get pregnant, to which she refused, insisting the said man was her big client in her joint where she sells alcohol.Joy subsequently threatened to leave her husband and settle with the ‘big client’.
Udemeh and Joy are from Anan area in Akwa Ibom State and the Lagos branch of their state Union has tried to resolve the issue but Joy insists she was not leaving her new found love and suggested that she was willing to remain married to Udemeh while keeping her side boo.