Operatives of the Katsina state police command have reportedly apprehended two men, Faisal Lawal and Abba Nasiru, for allegedly raping and killing their neighbor’s wife in the state.

According to a statement released by the spokesperson of the state police command, SP Gambo Isah, the suspects, both twenty years of age, on May 11, 2020, scaled the fence of their neighbor, Yunusa Adamu, and allegedly took turns in raping his wife, Hajiya Adamu. They then proceeded to slaughter her after she recognized one of them.

“On the 11, May 2020 during the Ramadan, and about 1 a.m, the duo of Faisal Lawal, 20 and Abba Nasiru, 20 scaled the fence of the house of one Yunusa Adamu, entered his house and forcefully had carnal knowledge of his wife. Having recognized that the woman recognized them, they now slaughtered her like a ram.” the statement read.

Gambo stated that the handset of the deceased was later recovered from one of the suspects, Nasiru. He added that the clothes Lawal wore during the incident were also recovered with bloodstains.

The spokesperson said both suspects would be charged to court for homicide as soon as possible


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