Police in Nagano City have arrested a 55-year-old woman on suspicion of attempted murder after she stabbed her 58-year-old husband with a kitchen knife at their home.
According to police, Mirie Che, an unemployed woman of Korean nationality, stabbed her husband in the stomach at around 12:30 a.m. Wednesday. Fuji TV reported that the husband was taken to hospital and was in a stable condition on Thursday.
Police said Che has admitted to stabbing her husband but denied any intent to kill him.
Meanwhile, local media reported that since the start of this year, the woman had previously consulted with Nagano prefectural police multiple times regarding quarrels with her husband. Police had even visited their residence on several occasions.
Police suspect that some trouble between the married couple sparked the incident and are swiftly investigating the motive behind the crime.© Japan Today