A 46-year old man identified as Osaremwinda Omobude Idumwonyi has reportedly stabbed his 38-year-old mother-of-three lover to death for allegedly finding condoms in her handbag.
The deceased was stabbed with a kitchen knife three times in her stomach in her mother’s room at No. 13, Ehiyoboy Street, Off Aifuwa Street, Ikpoba-Okha local government area of Edo State.
The woman was killed few hours after she left her lover’s residence where she spent the night. It has not been ascertained if the condoms were found inside the woman’s bag while she was with him the previous night or during the day when he entered her aged-mother’s rented apartment.
It was gathered that the suspect told police investigators that he killed his lover in self defence.
According to him, the deceased picked a kitchen knife to stab him when an argument ensued between them but he overpowered and stabbed her.
The woman was rushed to hospital where she later died. Police recovered the knife in the suspect’s kitchen.
The Edo State Police Public Relations Officer, Chidi Nwabuzor, said police is still investigating the incident.