Pregnant Woman “Halima” Kills Husband “Ibrahim Ismail” Over Foodstuffs
Police in Adamawa State have arrested a pregnant housewife, Halima for allegedly stabbing her husband to death.
The mother of three presently with another pregnancy killed the man, Ibrahim Ismail in their at Nasarawo Demsa community, in the Numan Local Government Area of Adamawa State.
According to a neighbour, the couple always quarrel over little matter, which eventually resulted in the death of the husband at the weekend.
The neighbour told our correspondent that the man had gone to the market on the fateful day to buy foodstuffs but he did not meet his wife at home on his arrival.
He said, “Ismail dropped the foodstuffs and went out with the hope that the woman would prepare food for him. On his return, he found out that the wife did not do anything.”
The failure of the housewife to prepare food, however led to altercation between the couple.
It was gathered that the man picked a piece of wood to flog the pregnant wife. “The wife went for knife and stabbed the husband in the chest,” eyewitness said.
The neighbour said policemen from the Numan division, who had been alerted by some other residents, later arrived at the scene to arrest the suspect.
Isamil later died while he was being rushed to the General Hospital and had since been buried according to Islamic rites.
The Adamawa State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Othman Abubakar, said he could not reach the Divisional Police Officer in charge of the area.