A man identified as Solomon Nduka has been allegedly stabbed to death by Mary Adeniyi, the incident took place at their house on Sagamu Road in the Ikorodu area of Lagos State.
The housewife who is just 19-years of age killed her husband following an argument about alleged infidelity.
Their relationship was reported to have produced a four-month-old child before the incident took place on Friday.
The deceased who is a casual worker was reported to have been taken to a hospital where he was confirmed dead by the doctor.
A source said the couple had had disagreements in the past, which had degenerated into fights.
He said, “The deceased was a casual worker. The couple got married not quite long ago and they had a child together. The four-month-old boy is still being breast-fed.
“The man had been suspecting that his wife was unfaithful to him. He accused her of sleeping around that night and they started fighting. The man beat her up. The woman, in retaliation, took a knife and stabbed him in the neck. He was rushed to a nearby hospital where he died. The police from the Sagamu Road Division arrested her.”
Nduka’s corpse was reportedly deposited in a general hospital morgue for autopsy.
The case has been reported transferred to the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, Yaba and the incident has been confirmed by the Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer, CSP Chike Oti.
“The incident happened around 12.30am on February 15, 2019. The woman stabbed her husband in the neck and he died. The report we have is that the man accused her of infidelity. However, investigation is ongoing,” he said.