Woman kills lover over money for their daughter’s birthday

A certain woman who has been identified as Stella Peter, has stabbed her live-in lover named Bala Haruna to death over their daughter’s birthday party. The duo was said to have had an argument before the 23-year-old Susan Peter, got a knife and stabbed Haruna to death.

The incident happened around 6:00 AM. on Tuesday 17th September 2019, at their home in Surulere area of Lagos State. She was subsequently arrested by the police when her neighbors raised the alarm of the crime she had just committed. The police spokesman, DSP Bala Elkana, confirmed the incident.

He said:

 “The couple were not married; they lived together for three years on Tejuosho Avenue, Surulere Lagos, and have a baby who just turned one. 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.”

Elkana said homicide detectives from the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, Yaba, have taken over the investigation. He noted that the woman had confessed to the crime and she would be charged to court for murder. The woman confessed guilty to the crime as she said she never meant to stab him but she just wanted to collect money to celebrate their daughters birthday as she turns one. She is still in police custody as she will soon be charged to court.

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