PHOTO: Update: Katsina Police parade 17-year-old housewife who stabbed her husband to death in his sleep

Days after stabbing her husband to death in Almakiyayi village, Malumfashi Local Government Area of the state, the Kaduna Police Command on Tuesday has paraded a 17-year-old housewife identified as Rabi Rabi’u.

WITHIN NIGERIA had earlier reported that operatives of Kaduna State Police Command have arrested a 19-year-old housewife identified as Rabi Shamsudden for allegedly killing her 25-year-old husband identified as Shamsudden Salisu with knife.

While parading the suspect before journalists at the command, spokesman of the command, SP Gambo Isah, said that Rabi Rabi’u stabbed her husband while he was asleep after an earlier altercation betwen the two.

“On 29/01/2020 at about 05:30hrs, DPO Malumfashi Division responded to a distress call based on a report that one Shamsu Salisu, m, aged 25yrs of Almakiyayi village, Malumfashi LGA of Katsina state had an altercation with his wife one Rabi Rabi’u, f, aged 17yrs of the same address, but later while he was asleep the wife stabbed him with knife in several places in his body including his abdomen. As a result, he sustained serious injuries. The Police team rushed the victim to Malumfashi General Hospital where he was confirmed dead by the attending physician. In the course of investigation the police have recovered a sharp knife and a bed sheet all stained with blood. Investigation is ongoing.” said SP Gambo.

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