29-year-old Jacinta Igboke who is a teacher at a private primary school in Lagos has allegedly murder her estranged lover, Arinze Ani. Igboke who is being held in police custody over the act reportedly stabbed Ani to death on Tuesday during an altercation at his shop on Old Ojo Road, Satellite Town area of the state.
Ani, who traded in soap chemicals, was planning to get married to a woman on January 4, 2020 after his relationship with Igboke collapsed. The relationship produced a boy, who is now 18 months old.
According to reports the relationship which started in 2016 went sour shortly after Igboke got pregnant. The matter, however, came to a head on Tuesday when the Igboke went to Ani’s shop to collect money for the upkeep of their child.
The encounter was said to have resulted in an argument during which Igboke Stabbed Ani in the chest.
Igboke who is native of Ebonyi State narrated the chain of events leading to the incident shortly before she was arrested by the police from the Satellite Division led by CSP Chike Oti, the Divisional Police Officer.
According to her, Ani’s parents were not in support of their relationship because she was older than him and he was supposed to marry a woman from his village in Enugu State.
I am a primary school teacher. Arinze (Ani) and I got into a relationship in 2016. I got pregnant for him in the process but his parents said we cannot marry each other because I was older than him and that he must marry somebody from his village. He was born on November 19, 1990 while I was born on 29 October, 1990. They said they would only accept the baby