By Tony Ehighiale, Benin

 

A six-month old pregnant woman whose name was given as Mrs. Ikhuoria has been allegedly stabbed to death by her neighbour over N1000.

Neighbour stabs pregnant woman to death over N1000

By Tony Ehighiale, Benin

 

A six-month old pregnant woman whose name was given as Mrs. Ikhuoria has been allegedly stabbed to death by her neighbour over N1000.

 

 

The deceased was said to have gone to demand from her neighbour identified as Mama Emmanuel to pay back the N1000 loaned to her.

 

Owner of the house located at Iyamu street off Textile Mill road in Benin City where the incident occurred, Mrs. M Okpojie, sis she was working at the back of the house when she heard shoutings.

 

She said she found the deceased bleeding and rushed her to a private hospital where doctors referred her to another hospital.

 

According to her, “I was working at the back of the house when I heard shoutings. I had to rush her to a private hospital when I saw the way she was bleeding. Doctor said it was an internal bleeding and I should take her away so I called the husband to come.”

 

Husband of the victim, Ediale Ikhuoria, narrated what happened, “My wife borrowed her N1000 and when she demanded for the money, Mama Emma stabbed her. She killed my wife. My wife was six months pregnant. She died on Monday morning.”

 

Police spokesman, DSP Osifo Abiodun, said he was yet to be briefed on the incident.

 

 

 

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