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Lagos Police arrest woman for allegedly stabbing neighbour to death

The Police Command in Lagos State says it has arrested a middle-aged woman, Cynthia Aigbondon, for allegedly stabbing her neighbour to death.

The command’s Public Relations Officer, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, confirmed the arrest in an interview with NAN on Tuesday.

Hundeyin said the deceased husband, Lukmon Adio reported the matter at the Ajegunle Police Division at about 9.48pm on Sunday.

The police spokesman said that Adio’s late wife, Bakarat had a minor quarrel with the suspect while fetching water from a public tap near their house.

”The misunderstanding allegedly resulted in the suspect stabbing the late Bakarat with a kitchen knife at the left side of her ribs.

”She was immediately rushed to a nearby hospital where the doctors on duty confirmed her dead,” he said.

Hundeyin said that the police had visited the scene of the crime, recovered exhibits and taken photographs.

He said that Bakarat’s corpse had been deposited at the morgue for autopsy and preservation.



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