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Tension As Woman Kills Ex-husband

Tension As Woman Kills Ex-husband

There was serious Tension As Woman Kills Ex-husband

The police command in Kebbi has arrested an estranged wife suspected of killing her ex-husband.

The command spokesperson, SP Nafi’u Abubakar, disclosed this in a statement on Friday.

He said the police arrested the woman on Thursday, at about 11:40 p.m., after receiving information of a strange noise in the deceased’s house.

“On August 25 at about 11:40 p.m., the policemen attached to the divisional police headquarters, Gwadan Gwaji, in Birnin Kebbi, received information. It was to the effect that suspected strange noise had been heard from the house of a neighbour, Attahiru Ibrahim of Aliero quarters, Birnin Kebbi, and his gate was also locked,” the police statement said.

It added, “On receipt of the information, a team of policemen were swiftly mobilised to the scene and forced themselves into the house. They found Ibrahim lying down in the pool of his blood, and was later confirmed dead by a medical doctor. Similarly, his estranged wife, Farida Abubakar, 30, was also seen inside the compound.”

The police officer further stated that she was suspected and arrested concerning the case.

He said police commissioner Ahmed Magaji-Kontagora had directed the Birnin Kebbi divisional police headquarters to immediately transfer the case to the State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID).

“This is for discreet investigation with a view to unravelling the circumstances surrounding the ugly incident,” Mr Abubakar added.

(NAN)

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