Woman, 23, kills Baby Daddy over Daughter’s Birthday

The Lagos State police command has confirmed the arrest of a 23-year-old woman, identified as Stella Peter, over the death of her child’s father.

Ms Peter was said to have stabbed Bala Haruna, 25, to death at No 2 Tejuosho Avenue, Surulere, Lagos on Tuesday.

It is understood that the young couple, who were not actually married, lived together.

Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, Bala Elkana, who spoke about the incident, said: “An argument ensued between them which turned violent and the woman used a kitchen knife to stab the man in the back which led to his death.

“The woman accused the man of refusing to release money for their daughter’s birthday party. Homicide detectives from the State Criminal Investigation Department, Yaba have taken over the investigation.

“The suspect confessed to the commission of the crime. She will be charged to court for murder.”

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