A housewife in Enugu, the Enugu State capital, Joy Umeh, on Tuesday, stabbed her husband for allegedly refusing to give her money to buy indomie noodles for breakfast.
It was gathered that the suspect, who lives with her husband at 13, Unubi Street, Achara Layout, Enugu, stabbed her husband, Sunday Umeh, in the stomach.
Reports said the man pleaded with his wife to eat the available food in the house but the woman declined.
The woman is already helping the police in their investigations while the injured husband is now receiving treatment at the intensive care unit of the Eastern Nigeria Medical Centre, Enugu.
When contacted, the Police Public Relations Officer, Ebere Amaraizu, confirmed the incident.
According to him: “The Enugu State command of the Nigeria Police Force, through its operatives of Uwani Division, has nabbed one Joy Umeh of 13, Unubi Street, Achara layout axis of Uwani, Enugu, for allegedly stabbing her husband, one Sunday Umeh, in the stomach over an allegation of non-fulfilment of family financial responsibility for some days.
“It was gathered that following the incident that allegedly occurred on August 25, the entire area was thrown into confusion as sympathisers that gathered thought that the man was dead.
“The suspect is helping the police operatives in their investigations while the injured husband is now receiving treatment at the intensive care unit of the Eastern Nigeria Medical Centre, Enugu and is recovering gradually,” he stated.