Grave! Woman Kills Husband Over Christmas Food
There is need stating that recent economic times has greatly affected families and the society itself in so many ways, but there is no amount of anger that should warrant the death of another.
Punch Newspaper reports that the incident happened at the couple’s home on London Barber Street, Majidun, in the Ikorodu area of Lagos State.
Christiana, 37, who is a mother of three, had asked the husband for money for food to celebrate Christmas, but the husband had said he didn’t have any money.
The refusal led to a quarrel between the two and when it became intense, the wife (Christiama) grabbed a kitchen knife and stabbed her husband to death.
A police source said:
The woman asked the man for money for food, but the man turned her down, saying he didn’t have money. This led to an argument and the man hit her. They fought and the woman, in anger, went into the kitchen and got a knife with which she stabbed him to death.
What attracted neighbours was the man’s scream for help as he was drenched in blood. The woman said it was not intentional.
The landlord reported the case to policemen from the Owode Onirin division, who arrested the suspect.
The Police Public Relations Officer, SP Dolapo Badmos, confirmed the incident, saying the case had been transferred to the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, Yaba.