The Lagos State Police Command has arrested a teenage housewife, Mary Adeniyi for allegedly stabbing her husband to death.
Reports by the police stated that the nursing mother stabbed 30-year-old Solomon Nduka over alleged infidelity at their Shagamu Road, Ikorodu residence.
It was noted that the suspect is being detained at the homicide section of the State Criminal Intelligence and Investigation Department (SCIID), Panti Street, Yaba after the sad incident.
Narrating what led to her action to the police, Adeniyi, said that her husband was always accusing her of infidelity. “I never knew when I grabbed hold of a kitchen knife and stabbed him out of anger. I never meant to kill him. I regretted my action and ask for forgiveness.’’
Confirming the incident, the Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Chike Oti, said that Nduka had allegedly accused his wife of sleeping around with other men.
“The man has been accusing his wife of infidelity. Fighting broke out between the couple when the man accused her again on Friday. The suspect grabbed a knife and stabbed the man on the neck. The man died on the spot,” he added.
He added that the suspect would be charged to court at the completion of the investigation.