Photo: 22-Year-Old Mavis Stabs Husband

A twenty-two year-old mother of three, Mavis Bonze is currently languishing in the cells of the Domestic Violence and Victim Support Unit (DOVVSU) at Buduburam in the Central region for stabbing her husband.

The suspect, who has been married to Abeiku Afful for the past eight years, on Saturday, October 3 stabbed the husband in the chest over an argument.

DSP Florence Anaman, District DOVVSU Coordinator, briefing DAILY GUIDE, indicated that the suspect, who has three children with the victim, complained about the change in behavior of her husband.

She said the husband, who is a trotro driver, had cultivated the habit of staying outside for long periods. According to DSP Anaman, on that fateful day, the suspect, upon waiting for the husband for so long, decided to enquire about what had kept him in town.

She stated that Mavis, upon seeing the vehicle of her husband packed outside around 11pm, started a quarrel with him which later resulted in a big fight.The lady, upon realizing that she could not match the husband physically, took a kitchen knife and stabbed him.

He was rushed to the Korle-bu Teaching Hospital where he received treatment while Mavis was arrested by the police. She is still in police custody assisting in investigations.