File image A female has stabbed her co-wife to death in Ondo state.
According to reports, the 25-year old woman, Rebecca Nicodemus has now been arraigned prior to Akure Magistrates’ Court in Ondo state, for the murder of her co-wife, Precious Nicodemus over s #x turns with their partner.
The implicated, who lives Idogun Camp in Ode-Irele in Irele Local Government Area of the state, was said to have actually attacked and stabbed the very first better half to death for getting unique attention from their partner while she was being neglected.
It was gathered that the implicated confronted the deceased while she was coming out of their spouse’s room and stabbed her declaring that the man has actually been expending all his energy and attention on her.
The deceased was hurried to the health center however was pronounced dead while her remains were deposited at the morgue.
The Police Prosecutor, Obadasa Ajiboye, told the court that the defendant eliminated the deceased by stabbing her with a knife at her left backside which resulted in her death.
He told the court that the accused who is a farmer committed the offence at about 5.00 am at Idogun Camp via Ode-Irele in Ondo.
The charge sheet read in part, “that you, Rebecca Nicodemus, on the very same date, time and location in the abovementioned Magisterial District, did kill by stabbing one Precious Nicodemus with a knife at her left backside which resulted to her death and therefore committed an offence, contrary to and punishable under Sections 316 and 319 of the Criminal Code, Cap. 37, Vol.1, Laws of Ondo State of Nigeria, 2006 ″
The implicated confessed to the criminal offense however pleaded not guilty and explained that she never meant to kill the deceased.
“I wed my other half, Paul Nicodemus. I concerned Ondo State in January 2022 and we were leaving in the very same home, I’m a farmer and we have been relating together in harmony along with the deceased.
“On that eventful day, my partner was earlier with me in the living-room but needed to excuse himself on the pretext that we were not complimentary to continue with our lovemaking.
She said she was angry when she discovered that her husband had actually returned into the room with the first partner while she was waiting for him to resume their lovemaking.
“I also heard them making derogatory remarks about me. I waited in the sitting room for them to come out from the room before I challenged her but she unexpectedly got my clothes. I took a knife from the table in our sitting space and stabbed her in the back with the knife.
“She was rushed to the health center by the neighbours however the doctor on responsibility confirmed her dead. It was not my intent to eliminate her, I overreacted in anger,” she stated.
Nevertheless, her plea was not taken but the prosecution made an oral application to remand the accused in prison custody pending the result of guidance from the office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP).
In his ruling, Magistrate Damilola Sekoni, bought the remand of the implicated person in authorities custody and adjourned the case till February 22, 2022, for ruling on remand application.