The Police Command in Kano State on Thursday, arrested a 26-year-old man, Aminu Inuwa, of Jakada Quarters Kano, for allegedly slaughtering his 17-year-old wife, Safara’u Aminu to death.

The Command’s Public Relations Officer, DSP Abdullahi Haruna, has confirmed the arrest of the suspect.

He said, “On April 3 at about 11:00 a.m. the command received a report that on April 2 at about 12:00 p.m., Inuwa slaughtered his wife to death with a knife.

It was gathered that the suspect and his wife had a misunderstanding, after which Inuwa slaughtered his wife and buried her in the house.

“The police exhumed the corpse from the grave and took her to Murtala Muhammad Specialist Hospital Kano for autopsy,” he said.

Investigations are ongoing, Haruna said.

Inuwa has since confessed to committing the crime and would be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded.


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