A young woman has been charged and are aligned before the court for stabbing her mother several times until the knife got stuck in her after accusing her mother of marrying her spiritually.
The Court presided over by Mrs Sedinam Awo Balokah convicted the accused on her plea, remanded her and deferred her sentence till December 21.
The GNA has gathered that accused was on hard drugs hence order for the Psychiatric Examination.
The accused, name withheld, stabbed her 46-year-old single mother in the hand, neck and back because “her mother has been having sex with her.”
Not satisfied, the accused stabbed the mother until the kitchen knife she was using broke and got stuck in her (mother’s) neck.
It was the shouts of the victim, which attracted people to the scene to rescue her. The victim was rushed to the Abokobi Health Centre and later to the 37 Military Hospital.
The prosecution said the accused was arrested by the Abokobi Police and handed over to the Domestic Violence and Victims Support Unit.
The accused was cautioned, the crime scene was visited and part of the broken knife was retrieved.
The prosecuting Superintendent of Police, Patience Mario, narrated that the complainant was a businessman residing at Abladjei, near Abokobi. Supt. Mario said the victim was a trader residing at Kokrobite whereas the accused is unemployed and lives with the victim.
The mother is a single parent who raised the suspect and her brother all by herself after their father abandoned them.