A pregnant woman identified as Blessing Emmanuel has ended her husband’s life following a disagreement between them.
It was gathered that Blessing stabbed her husband at Ohoro Community in the Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta state.
It was reported that the 30-year-old man, Jonathan Otomi Umamode, was stabbed in the chest by his wife on Sunday night with a knife. Umamode died on the spot.
The acting spokesman of the command, DSP Bright Edafe, while confirming the incident said the suspect has been arrested and that she confessed to the crime.
Edafe disclosed that the woman confessed that she killed her husband out of anger.
“The suspect, who was later arrested is a mother of seven and pregnant with her 8th child, confessed to the crime and said she angrily stabbed her husband who she claimed did not take care of her and the children. That she had been taking care of herself and her kids; she sells fried chicken.”
“On that fateful day, according to the suspect, her husband came and demanded she go home with him which she refused. She said the deceased gathered her fried chicken, doused it with kerosene and set it ablaze. She angrily used the knife in her hand to stab the husband in the heart and ran away.”
Edafe stated that the corpse of the deceased has since been deposited at the Ughelli Central Hospital mortuary, awaiting autopsy.