A woman, whose name is yet to be known has been arrested for allegedly stabbing and killing an 18-year-old who is said to be the nephew of her husband.
The Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, confirmed via a statement issued in Abeokuta, the state capital over the weekend.
Oyeyemi said the suspect was arrested following a distress call received by policemen attached to the Agbado divisional headquarters that a boy had been stabbed in the neck by his uncle’s wife, following a misunderstanding over broken glass.
The statement read in part:
“It was revealed that a mirror glass being used in the house got broken and the deceased was alleged to have broken it.
“It was the allegation that led to a disagreement between the deceased and his uncle’s wife, subsequent upon which the suspect took a kitchen knife and stabbed the deceased on his neck.”
The PPRO affirmed that upon the distress call, the Divisional police officer, Agbado division CSP Kehinde Kuranga quickly led his men to the scene, where the suspect was promptly arrested, and the victim who was in the pool of his own blood was rushed to hospital.
“He was unfortunately confirmed dead by the doctor on duty and his corpse was deposited at Ifo General Hospital mortuary for autopsy”
Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, CP Lanre Bankole, has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspect to the homicide section of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department for further investigation and diligent prosecution.