A 46-year old man identified as Osaremwinda Omobude Idumwonyi has reportedly stabbed his lover to death for allegedly finding condoms in her bag.
The deceased, who is a single mother of three children, was stabbed with a kitchen knife three times 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 thewoman’s bag while she was with him the previous night or during the day when he entered her aged-mother’s rented apartment.
The Nation 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.