Detectives attached to the State Criminal Investigations Department, Homicides Section, Panti, Yaba, Lagos State have arrested a housewife for allegedly stabbing her husband to death over N10 TomTom sweet.
The suspect, Aminat Aiyemobola, 22, a mother of two, was said to have stabbed her husband, Babatunde Aiyemobola, 40, to death, using a kitchen knife.
The incident, which occurred at 4, Magbon Alade Street, Ibeju Lekki area of Lagos State on October 12, 2014, left many residents gasping in shock.
The incident was reported to the police by the elder brother of the deceased.
Aiyemobola was said to have been asked by his wife to give her N10 so that she could buy TomTom for their little daughter.
But the deceased allegedly refused.
Instead, he chided her for always buying sweet for their kid, adding that she was teaching the girl to have a sweet tooth.
Soon, the couple started quarreling over the issue.
The argument was said to have degenerated into name calling.
And before anyone knew what was happening, the angry woman stormed into the kitchen and came out with a kitchen with which she stabbed her husband three times on the chest.
While undergoing interrogation, Aminat told homicide detectives that she did not know what came over her, leading to her picking the knife.
Aminat reportedly said to her interrogators: “I love my husband.
“He was a very caring man to me and my children.
“Oga, I don’t know what came over me.
“We love each other.
“We’ve been living happily as husband and wife.
“In fact, I don’t know whether I’m under a spell.
“God please forgive me.”
The deceased was a casual worker with an Indian company in Nigeria.
The matter would soon be charged to court.