28-year-old mother of three nabbed, jailed for fatally stabbing her husband


A twenty eight year old woman identified as Justina Eje has been arrested an jailed after she allegedly stabbed her husband to death.

The incident which occurred in the Ikorodu area of Lagos was confirmed on Tuesday by the State Commissioner of police, Hakeem Odumosu.

According to Odumosu, the mother of three allegedly stabbed her late husband, Edwin Anduaka with a kitchen knife during a domestic quarrel.

In her confessional statement, the suspect claimed to have been seperated from her husband for quite some time. She said; “My late husband came to my house in Ikorodu on that fateful day. While he was in my house, he wanted to collect a chain and a cloth from me which he did. We later started an argument, I tried to calm him down but he refused.

“He left but came back to meet me at my business place, the next day. He said he wanted to collect the children’s clothes but I told him they will be going to school. I pleaded with him.

“All this while I was holding a knife and he started beating me. Unfortunately, the knife I was holding pierced his stomach and he fell down. He was rushed to the hospital where he was confirmed dead.”


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