DELTA: Pregnant mother of eight arrested for stabbing husband to death


The long arm of the law has caught up with a pregnant mother of eight children, identified simply as Dada, who stabbed her husband to death in the Otomi community, Uwheru, in the Ughelli Local Government Area of the Delta State.

A report by the PUNCH newspaper states that the deceased identified as Jonathan was stabbed to death by his wife on Monday, April 5, 2021, following an argument after he returned late from work.

An eyewitness, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said the deceased had warned the woman against coming home late.

The eyewitness stated, “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 incident was confirmed by the acting Police Public Relations Officer, Edafe Bright.

“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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