Female fruit seller fatally stabs 11-year-old girl because she disrespected herBy Mason White 12:30 PM January 30, 2014
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By: Anika Rao
A girl is dead and a woman is under arrest after a fatal stabbing, police in Nigeria said.
Bayelsa State Police said that an 11-year-old girl was stabbed to death by a woman who sells oranges.
The orange seller, Glory, 18, of Delta State was arrested and charged with murder.
According to witnesses at the scene, the victim, Comfort, disrespected the orange seller by using vulgar language.
“Glory became extremely angry with the kid after she insulted her parents,” the eyewitness told police.
Glory threatened the girl with a knife and ordered to leave her alone. When the girl refused to move, she stabbed her in the stomach. The girl was rushed to a local hospital where she was declared dead.
Police who arrived at the scene, arrested the orange seller. She was brought before a court to face murder charges.