A 28-year-old mother has allegedly stabbed her three children to death and attempted commiting suicide but survived.
The mother from Basud in Camarines Norte, Philippines, stabbed her three children, ages 5, 1 year/8 months old, and 4 months old, and arrested for Filicide.
The Police reported that, “the mother admitted to the crime thinking she was infected with the deadly Covid-19.”
Basud Police are suspecting the woman is suffering from Postpartum Depression.
FOLLOW-UP: CAMNORTE MOM FACES PARRICIDE FOR KILLING 3 KIDS, SUSPECT ADMITS CRIME THINKS SHE’S INFECTED WITH COVID-19 | Three counts of parricide were filed by the Philippine National Police against the 28-year-old mom from Basud Camarines Norte who killed her 3 little kids several days ago.
The suspect is still confined at a hospital after she tried to commit suicide after hacking all her children. She admitted to the crime thinking that she is infected with the deadly Covid-19.
Basud Police thinks that the suspect could be suffering Postpartum Depression.
The husband of the suspect and her other relatives are very determined to press charges against her.
Pastor To Die By Hanging For Murder
An Ondo State based Pastor, Kolawole Samson, has been sentenced to death by hanging for killing one Ayo Olaniyi at a village near Okeigbo area of the state.
The late Olaniyi was said to have in March 2016, gone to hunt frogs alongside three others at a fish pond owned by Pastor Kolawole.
Pastor Kolawole was sentenced to death by an Ondo state High Court sitting in Akure presided over by Justice Ademola Bola.
Kolawole was found guilty of inflicting injury on the deceased’s head with a cutlass.
The deceased later died to at a hospital he was admitted.
Prosecuting Counsel, Mr Olusegun Akeredolu and Mrs Omotola Ologun, argued that the offences contrary to Section 316 and punishable under Section 319 of the Criminal Code, Cap 37, Laws of Ondo State (2006).
Mother of the deceased was one of the witnesses called to testify during trial
Pastor Kolawole however pleaded not guilty to the charges.
Justice Bola however uled that all evidence before the court showed that Pastor Kolawole was guilty of killing Olaniyi.
The judge held that Samson Kolawole should die by hanging.
COVID-19: 325 Chinese Nationals Evacuated From Nigeria
325 Chinese Nationals have been evacuated from Nigeria in a plane headed for Shanghai, due to the lingering Coronavirus pandemic.
China has evacuated 325 of its citizens from Nigeria via an Air Peace flight that was scheduled to depart at 10:05 pm on Thursday.
The Nigerian government has also evacuated some Nigerians from other countries back home.
France, the UK, and the US are among the countries that have also evacuated their nationals from Nigeria since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Meanwhile, Samir El-Khodari, a Lebanese living in Nigeria, has revealed that 25 out of the recently evacuated Lebanese nationals from Kano state have tested positive for coronavirus.
According to him, of the 125 Lebanese transported to Beirut from Kano, 25 tested positive for COVID-19.
The number represents one-fifth of those evacuated from the northwest state by the Lebanese government.
As of Thursday evening, Nigeria had reported 8,915 cases of the novel coronavirus with 259 deaths.
However, the virus was first reported in China in December 2019 and the country has reported at least 82,000 cases with more than 4,000 deaths.
Man Allegedly Stabs His Brother To Death Over A ₦100 Drink
A family has been thrown into mourning after their son, identified as Chisom Eze, allegedly killed his elder brother, identified as Henry, at their residence located at Johnson Street, Alaba, Lagos over N100 soft drink.
It was reported that it all began after, Chisom stepped out, leaving his drink, only to return to discover that his brother, Henry has drank his soft drink, which greatly infuriated him.
In anger, Chisom allegedly used a knife to stab his brother in the neck in the presence of their sister.
On seeing what happened, she ran out to call for help but he unfortunately died.
Eye witnesses allegedly tied up Chisom to prevent him from running while the police were contacted to handle the matter.
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