A young man is being held by police after allegedly stabbing his mother to death during a disagreement with his wife in Niger state, Nigeria.
For security concerns, the man’s identity will not be revealed.
Although details are scarce, it appears that the mother was slain when she went in to break up a disagreement between her son and his wife.
According to a source, his mother, who went to separate them, was stabbed after he pulled a knife to attack his wife but instead stabbed his mother.
The mother, according to the eyewitness, did not survive and died a few minutes later.
The wife, who had been severely battered by her husband, was taken to the hospital for medical treatment.