A 24-year-old woman, identified as Nkechi, alias Omalicha, has been arrested by the police after stabbing her boyfriend to death over alleged cheating.
Nkechi killed the boyfriend, Auwal Suleiman, 26, on Saturday, August 1, 2020, at at a residence where they lived together in Sagbokoji Island, in the Apapa area of Lagos.
It was gathered that the couple started dating in 2018 and began living together in 2019.
Eye witness accounts had it that the couple got into a heated argument over alleged cheating and during the argument, Nkechi took a knife and stabbed Suleiman to death.
Narrating what transpired on the fateful day, one of the eye witnesses said, “Those of us celebrating Sallah with our Muslim brothers abandoned our food and drinks when we heard the shout for help.
“We met Suleiman outside the apartment. Perhaps, he crept out of the room. He was bleeding profusely. He said Omalicha stabbed him in the neck.
“By then Omalicha was running up and down looking for a boat to convey Suleiman to the hospital. But he could not make it. She shook him, called out his name several times, begging him to wake up. But there was no response from him.”
It was gathered that people, who gathered at the scene, handed Nkechi over to the police.