23-year-old stabs lover to death for refusing to release birthday money


The Lagos State Police Command on Tuesday arrested a 23-year-old Stella Peters, for allegedly stabbing her husband, Haruna Bala, to death.

This was contained in a statement released by the spokesperson of the police command, Bala Elkana.

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

The incident happened after an argument ensued between them, which turned violent as the woman used a kitchen knife to stab the man in the back which led to his death.

The statement added: “ 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. “


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