Blessing Emmanuel, a 30-year-old pregnant woman and mother of eight, was arrested by detectives from the Ughelli Police Station in Delta State for stabbing her 43-year-old husband, Jonathan Otomi Omamode, to death.
The corpse was evacuated and deposited at the Central Hospital for autopsy, according to the police.
The incident happened in Ohoro, Dailydigitalng learnt.
Her husband was allegedly killed by the suspect who sells fried chicken for failing to provide for her and her children.
It was also learned that the deceased had requested that his wife accompany him home, but when she declined, he (deceased) poured kerosene on the (fried chicken) and set it on fire.
Angered by the act, the suspect stabbed the husband in the heart with the knife in her hand before fleeing.
In a statement signed by the Acting Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Edafe Bright, Delta State Police Commissioner Ari Muhammed Ali confirmed the report.
“The case is still under investigation,” the police said.