Police in Shizuoka on Monday arrested a 47-year-old woman on suspicion of attempted murder after she stabbed her 53-year-old husband in the head.
According to police, Chieko Shiba attacked her husband Minoru at around 3 a.m. at Bistro Porco, a restaurant that she manages, in Shimizu Ward. Fuji TV reported that Shiba called police and told them she had stabbed her husband.
The victim was taken to hospital with stab wounds to his head and his condition is stable, police said.
Police said that Chieko told them that she and her husband — who lived apart — had gotten into a heated argument before she stabbed him.
Local media quoted Chieko’s neighbors as saying she always left a good impression and was friendly.© Japan Today