Pregnant mother of eight stabs husband to death in Delta

Police operatives have arrested a pregnant mother of eight children, identified simply as Dada, for stabbing her husband, Jonathan, to death in the Otomi community, Uwheru, in the Ughelli Local Government Area of the Delta State.

The suspect was said to have returned late from work on Monday, April 5, 2021, when an argument ensued between her and her husband.

The argument degenerated into a fight and the woman allegedly stabbed the deceased with a knife.

According to an eyewitness, who spoke on condition of anonymity, the deceased had warned the woman against coming home late.

“The wife used to come home late from work and the husband had warned her to stop. On the date of the incident, the wife came home late as usual and the husband accused her of flouting his instructions.

“They started arguing on the matter, but all of a sudden, the wife took a knife and started chasing the husband till she stabbed him to death,” the eyewitness said.

The acting Police Public Relations Officer, Edafe Bright, who confirmed the incident said “The command is aware of the matter and the woman was arrested by policemen from the Ughelli Police Station and the matter was transferred to the state CID today (Wednesday),” he said.


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