A 22-year-old Veronica Boniface, in Nasarawa state, has been apprehended by the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), for stabbing and killing her husband.
According to a report through a phone conversation with an ‘unknown woman’, Mohammed Mahmoud-Fari, the state commandant for the NSCDC, said that the suspect was arrested on Tuesday after allegedly committing the act.
He further stated that the suspect stabbed the late husband with a kitchen knife following an argument about a phone call from the unknown woman.
The suspect is a mother of one who is currently pregnant, revealed that she aimed to scare the late husband and collect the phone but mistakenly ended up killing him.
She further narrated that she was using the knife to peel yam before the incident, “and mistakenly stabbed Mr. Mohammed Mahmoud, the husband in a bid to collect the phone from him.”
She regretted her action and pleaded for mercy.