Angry husband kills man he caught having sex with his wife

A man who sneaked into a matrimonial home to have sex with another man's wife has been murdered when the husband caught him in the act.

An angry man murdered his wife's lover after catching them in bed.

An angry husband who walked into his home in Dutywa village, South Africa, only to meet his wife having sex with another man. The husband allegedly assaulted the wife's lover and held them hostage while he contacted the man's family and demanded six cows to pay for the damage caused to him and his marriage.

The family of the man offered to give him three cows, claiming that was all they had but the hostage taker refused to lower his asking 'prize'.

The victim's family then went to the Dutywa police station to file a complaint and when the police got to the man's house, the 28-year-old lover was dead.

Police spokesperson Captain Jackson Manatha said that a 40-year-old husband was arrested and will be charged with murder.

"It is unclear at this point what happened to the wife of the suspect," Manatha said.

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