The police in Delta State have nabbed a pregnant mother of eight children for allegedly stabbing her husband to death. The lady who was simply identified as Dada was said to have stabbed the husband, Jonathan following a fight over her habitual lateness in returning home.
The incident it was gathered happened on Monday April 5, 2021 in Otomi community, Uwheru, in the Ughelli Local Government Area of the Delta State.
It was learnt that on that evening that the lady had as usual returned late sparking an argument with the husband who challenged her. The challenge from her husband it was gathered led to a fight during which the accused, a pregnant mother of eight children, carried a knife with which the victim was reportedly stabbed to death.
An eyewitness told The Punch “The wife used to come home late from work and the husband had warned her to stop. On the date of the incident, the wife came home late as usual and the husband accused her of flouting his instructions.
“They started arguing on the matter, but all of a sudden, the wife took a knife and started chasing the husband till she stabbed him to death,” he said of the action of the pregnant mother.
The acting Police Public Relations Officer, Edafe Bright, also confirmed the development to the newspaper saying that the pregnant mother has been nabbed.
“The command is aware of the matter and the woman was arrested by policemen from the Ughelli Police Station and the matter was transferred to the state CID today (Wednesday),” he said.