The Ekiti Police Command has arrested a 30-year-old housewife, Mrs. Janet Jegede for allegedly stabbing her husband, Jegede, to death at their house on Alafiatayo, zone 1, Bamgboye area of Ado Ekiti.
An eyewitness stated that the wife allegedly stabbed her husband in the chest with a knife.
She said ” We were in church last Sunday when somebody called that the old man has been stabbed to death by his wife. We have never heard of any issues between them.
“The woman has two kids for the man, the older one is around nine years old but she must be a second wife to the man that should be over sixty years old, who has a medical doctor as a son”.
The report state that the wife stabbed her husband in the chest, after the duo, had a disagreement at their house on 17th October 2019.
A source said she has been suffering from psychological problems.
She said “We attended the same church. She had sent the two kid to church on Sunday for a special programme before the incident occurred.
” When we heard about the incident, the people at her house who met the policemen there said she was holding a knife and telling everybody to come in and eat, which suggested that she is psychologically disturbed”.
The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, DSP Caleb Ikechukwu who confirmed the incident, said investigation is ongoing to unravel circumstances surrounding the matter.
A Police officer at the Olegede police station said psychiatric evaluation has been carried out on the suspect, he said she has been taken to State headquarters of the police.