Woman stabs her husband to death in Lagos
Mrs Stella Peter, 23, was said to have stabbed her hubby, Bala Haruna, 25, to death over a disagreement between them on how to celebrate their daughter's birthday

A misunderstanding between a woman and her husband yesterday, September 17th has lead to the death of the man. According to reports, the woman allegedly stabbed her husband to death after an argument ensued between the man her wife over their daughter’s birthday.

The incident happened at No 2 Tejuosho Avenue, Surulere, Lagos. The woman, Mrs Stella Peter, 23, was said to have stabbed her hubby, Bala Haruna, 25, to death over a disagreement between them on how to celebrate their daughter’s birthday

When contacted, Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, Bala Elkana said on Tuesday that at about 6.00am, homicide detectives from Surulere Division arrested one Stella Peter for stabbing her hubby, Bala Haruna to death.

He said the couple, who were not actually married, lived together at No 2 Tejuosho Avenue, Surulere, Lagos, for three years and had a baby who just turned one.

“An argument ensued between them which turned violent and the woman used a kitchen knife to stab the man in the back which led to his death.

“The woman accused the man of refusing to release money for their daughter’s birthday party. Homicide detectives from the State Criminal Investigation Department, Yaba have taken over the investigation. The suspect confessed to the commission of the crime. She will be charged to court for murder,”

Elkana said.

The rate of crime and criminalities these days in Nigeria is alarming. Sometime last week, we brought you a report of how an Edo man was burnt to death in Warri, Delta state over an unpaid N200 debt.

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