In a bizarre development, a 22-year-old woman, Mrs Veronica Boniface, has reportedly stabbed her husband, Mohammed, to an untimely death over suspicion of infidelity by making a phone call to his supposed mistress.
Mr Mahmud Fari, Commandant of the Nasarawa State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, revealed in Lafia that the woman was arrested in the Obene area of the Keana Local Government Area of the state following an intel from a unanimous source.
Fari also mentioned that medical examination carried out on the suspected woman indicated that she is in a good form of health as at time of her apprehension.
In carrying out the next phase of the investigation, the Commandant explained that as soon as the command completes its findings, the suspected woman would be tried in a competent court in the state.
He stated, “The husband was rushed to hospital after she stabbed him with a knife after they quarrelled over a phone call that she suspected was with a lady.
“We found out that she has a two-and-a-half-year-old baby, who is now in the custody of the relations of the husband.”
In a recent interview, The woman who killed her husband, Veronica, cried bitterly saying that she regretted her action and pleaded for mercy.
Veronica, who was apprehended on Tuesday confirmed that she was two months pregnant for her late husband.
The suspect put the blame on the devil for her action, adding that her intention was to frighten Mohammed to enable her retrieve the phone from him.
Domestic violence has been on the rise since the lockdown directive was issued and both the female and male counterparts have been on the receiving end.