A jealous wife, identified as Suwaiba Shuaibu has been arrested by the police for allegedly stabbing to death, her husband’s second wife to be, days before their wedding.
It was gathered that the wedding between Suwaiba’s husband and his 17-year-old wife to be was scheduled to hold January 9th, in Kano.
However, the young girl, Aisha Kabir, was reported missing from her home on Friday, January 1st and later found dead in an uncompleted building in her community with stab wounds.
According to a statement released by the spokesperson of the state police command, Abdullahi Haruna, the suspect freely confessed she had called the victim on phone, deceived and lured her to an uncompleted building in their neighborhood where she used a sharp knife to stab her on her neck.
Meanwhile, the father of the deceased, Kabiru Jafaru, of Gimawa Village, Doguwa Local government area reported that the body of his 17-year old daughter who got missing was found in an uncompleted building in their neighborhood with a stab on her neck.
The police spokesperson said acting on the complaint, the scene was visited and the body was evacuated to Tudun Wada General Hospital for examination by a Medical Doctor.
Haruna disclosed that the Commissioner of Police Kano State command, then raised and instructed a Team of Detectives, led by Divisional Police Officer Doguwa, CSP Bala Shuaibu, to arrest the culprit(s).
According to him, the team immediately swung into action and apprehended 20-year-old Suwaiba Shuaibu, who lives in the same address with the deceased and is the second wife to one Shahrehu Alhaji Ali, also of the same address.
The statement reads,
“Investigations revealed the Deceased and the Husband of the suspect have been in proposed relationship for over six years and their Wedding Ceremony was scheduled to hold on 9th January, 2021.
During interrogation, the suspect freely confessed she had called the victim on phone, deceived and lured her to an uncompleted building in their neighborhood where she used a sharp knife to stab her on her neck, chest and other parts of her body. She disclosed she killed the victim out of jealousy, because her husband proposed to marry her”.
Haruna said the case has been transferred to the Command’s Criminal Investigation Department (CID), Homicide Section, for discrete investigation. He said the suspect will be charged to court at the completion of the investigation.
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