Report on Interest

Woman kills husband over daughter’s birthday party

By Olawale Abdul-Fatah

A 23-year-old woman, Stella Peter, has been arrested by Nigerian Police for allegedly stabbing her husband to death in Lagos.

The Guild gathered that Stella stabbed her 25-year-old husband, Bala Haruna, after they disagreed over the funds to be spent on their daughter’s one-year birthday.

It was learned that the argument that later turned violent at their apartment on No 2 Tejuosho Avenue, Surulere, Lagos,

The Guild gathered that, though they were not married but had been co-habiting for three years but the suspect had a baby for the deceased last year.

Confirming the arrest of the suspect, the Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, Bala Elkana, disclosed on Tuesday that the suspect would be arraigned in court for murder.

Bala hinted that investigation showed the woman used a kitchen knife to stab the man in the back which led to his death.

He said: “The woman accused the man of refusing to release money for their daughter’s birthday party. Homicide detectives from the State Criminal Investigation Department Yaba have taken over the investigation.

“The suspect confessed to the commission of the Crime. She will be charged to court for murder,” the PPRO added.

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