It was a sudden nightfall today at Surulere area of Lagos State as young woman allegedly stabbed the husband to death over their daughter’s birthday.
PM News reports that the ugly incident occurred early today at about 6am at their residence in Tejuosho Avenue, Surulere.
The suspect and the wife of the deceased, Stella Peter, 23, was said to be in a heated argument with the husband, Bala Haruna, 25, over the preparation for their daughter’s birthday.
It was reported that Bala told the wife bring her own contribution for the birthday. The argument eventually degenerated to a fight. The suspect took a kitchen knife and allegedly stabbed Bala in the back.
Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, Bala Elkana confirmed that Stella was arrested by homicide detectives from Surulere Division and has been transferred to the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, SCIID, Yaba.