Ogun State Police Command has arrested a 30-year-old housewife, Cynthia Olukiowu, for allegedly stabbing an 18-year-old nephew of her husband, Habeeb Aremu, to death over a disagreement.
The command spokesman, Abimbola Oyeyemi, who disclosed this in a statement on Sunday said the suspect was arrested following a distress call received by policemen attached to Agbado divisional headquarters.
Oyeyemi explained that the police were told that a boy was stabbed in the neck by his uncle’s wife, following a misunderstanding after the deceased allegedly broke a mirror.
He said, “It was revealed that a mirror used in the house got broken and the deceased was alleged to have broken it.
“It was the allegation that led to disagreement between the deceased and his uncle’s wife, subsequent upon which the suspect took a kitchen knife and used it to stab the deceased in his neck.
“Upon the distress call, the DPO Agbado division CSP Kehinde Kuranga quickly led his men to the scene, where the suspect was promptly arrested, and the victim who was in the pool of his own blood was rushed to hospital.
“He was unfortunately confirmed dead by the doctor on duty and his corpse was deposited at Ifo general hospital mortuary for autopsy.”
The PPRO however said the Commissioner of Police, Lanre Bankole, has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspect to the homicide section of the state Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department for further investigation and diligent prosecution.
KanyiDaily had also reported how a Nigerian woman damaged her husband’s car after engaging him in a fight over alleged infidelity in Ogun State.