Policemen attached to Surulere Division of the Lagos State Police Command on Tuesday arrested a 23-year-old woman, Stella Peter, for allegedly stabbing her boyfriend, Bala Haruna, to death over his refusal to organise a birthday party for their child.
They were said to have engaged to n a violent quarrel after the 25-year-old boyfriend refused to release money for the party for their child who just turned one.
A statement by the command’s spokesman, Bala Elkanah, said; “On 17/09/2019 at about 0600hours, Homicide detectives from Surulere Division arrested one Stella Peter ‘f’ 23 years old for stabbing her hubby, Bala Haruna ‘m’ 25 years old to death.
‘The couple who were not actually married, lived together at No 2 Tejuosho Avenue, Surulere lagos, for three years and have 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.”