A 22-year-old pregnant woman, identified as Veronica Boniface, has been arrested by the Nasarawa State command of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defense Corps, NSCDC, for allegedly stabbing her husband to death after suspecting he received a call from a lady she presumed to be his girlfriend.
Parading the suspect at the command headquarters in Lafia, the NSCDC state commandant, Habu Fari, said the woman was arrested in Obene town of Keana Local Government Area of the state, after an intelligence report.
“The husband was rushed to the hospital after she stabbed him with a knife when they quarrelled over a phone call she was suspecting that it was a lady that called him. We found out that she has a two-and-a-half-year-old baby and now in the hands of the relations of the husband, Late Mohammed” Mr Fari said .
Speaking with newsmen, Veronica who said she was one month pregnant, begged for mercy and blamed the devil for her action. She said her intention was to scare the husband and collect the phone but she mistakenly killed him in the process.