Source: Hiiraan Online, Man arrested for stabbing wife to death in Qoryooley

Saturday February 3, 2024

Mogadishu (HOL) – Security forces in the Qoryooley district of Somalia’s Lower Shabelle region have detained a man accused of stabbing his wife to death. The incident, which occurred yesterday afternoon, is under investigation to determine the motive behind the fatal stabbing, which reportedly stemmed from a family dispute.

advertisementsAccording to reports, the assailant employed a sharp knife to inflict multiple critical injuries on his spouse. Local authorities acted promptly, capturing the suspect before he could flee.

This latest incident is part of a concerning trend of increased domestic violence in Somalia, coming a day after the murder of a pregnant mother in Mogadishu. The mother, who was caring for six orphaned children, succumbed to injuries from a fire set by her jealous husband.