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Woman Arrested For Stabbing Mother-In-Law To Death Over Divorce With Her Husband In Niger

A woman has been arrested by police in Niger State for allegedly stabbing her mother-in-law to death.

Niger State Police Command has arrested a 37-year-old woman, Fatima Sani, for allegedly stabbing her mother-in-law to death in Gobirawa village in Mashegu Local Government Area of the state.

Woman Arrested For Stabbing Mother-In-Law To Death Over Divorce With Her Husband In Niger 1

The Commissioner of Police in the state, Alhaji Adamu Usman, who disclosed this to newsmen on Monday, said the suspect had a misunderstanding with her husband, Sani Umaru, on April 23 which resulted in a divorce.

He said: “The suspect alleged that her mother-in-law, Aishatu Umaru, 70 of Tozon Daji village instigated her son to divorce her.

“It was based on this assumption that the suspect traced the mother-in-law to her village and stabbed her to death.”

Usman said the case is under investigation and the suspect would soon be charged to court.

KanyiDaily had reported how a 44-year-old man butchered his mother-in-law to death, and then committed suicide by drinking poison in Delta State.

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