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    Tragedy: Wife slaughters husband in Kano

    By Abdulsalam Muhammad.

    KANO – Kano was thrown into shock Wednesday as a housewife, 18 years old, slaughtered her newly wedded husband at Darmunawa quarters of the metropolis.

    The suspect identified as Rahma Hussaini allegedly committed the offence in her matrimonial home after a quarrel with the groom also identified as Tijjani Basiru 24.

    A neighbour, Isa Alhassan told Vanguard that the young couple got married last Friday, pointing out that “from what we heard the union was a product of forced marriage”.

    Alhassan said that “we were alarmed by a frightening scream of a subdued man in need of rescue and we rushed to discovered that the man of the house was in the pool of his blood”.

    He explained that “neighbours mobilized and took the groom to the hospital but doctors confirmed him dead on arrival”.

    The eyewitness disclosed that the bride was handed over to the police that arrived in good time following a tip off.

    Confirming the tragic incident, the police Image Maker, ASP Magaji Musa Majia said that “at about 1000hrs one Rahma Hussaini of Darmunawa quarters stabbed her husband, one Tijjani M Basiru on his stomach with a knife and was rushed to AKTH.

    ASP Magaji Musa Majia stated the victim of the attack was confirmed; dead adding that the female suspect has been taken into custody.

    The police spokesman said that the CID team have taken ovet the murder case and with the mandate to unravel the mystery behind the dastardly act.


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