By Ovie Okpare
The Delta State Police Command has arrested a pregnant woman and mother of seven children for reportedly stabbing her husband to death at Ohoro town in Ughelli North Local Government Area of the state.
It was gathered that the deceased was stabbed on his chest during a disagreement with his 30-year-old wife on Sunday night with a knife.
The deceased, Jonathan Otomi Umamode, was said to have died on the spot.
“She said the deceased gathered her fried chickens, poured kerosene and set them ablaze, she angrily used the knife in her hand to stab the husband in his heart and ran away.”
The police spokesman, while noting that the corpse of the deceased was deposited at the morgue of the Ughelli Central Hospital awaiting autopsy, said the case was being investigated.
Meanwhile, operatives of ‘B’ Division in Warri have recovered two locally cut-to-size guns and tricycle abandoned by suspected criminals while on patrol along Giwamu in Okumagba Avenue in Warri.
DSP Edafe, who similarly confirmed the incident, said “On the 7/4/2021 at about 2250hrs, men of ‘B’ division Warri patrol team while on patrol along Giwamu Street Warri sighted a tricycle with three occupants and immediately they sighted the police, they abandoned the tricycle and ran into nearby bush.
“On searching the abandoned tricycle with Reg. No GUE 477 VC, two (2) locally cut-to-size single barrel guns were recovered. Effort is ongoing in view of arresting the fleeing suspects.”