In Jigawa, A Man Beats His Wife To Death
Police in Jigawa State have arrested Yusuf Zubairu, 27, for allegedly killing his 23-year-old wife, Fatima Hardo.
Touchaheart Nigeria learned that the man was accused of killing his wife in a struggle.
The incident, which occurred on Wednesday, December 27, 2021, was revealed to the press by Lawan Adam, the State’s police spokeswoman.
According to an eyewitness, Bulama Muntari-Ubale 65, the deceased’s husband, also known as “Allo,” beat his wife in the head with a stick during a quarrel, resulting in her death.
Bulama claimed a woman who arrived to break up the altercation was also gravely injured.
Adams while briefing the press on the development said: “In the process of the fracas, the said Yusuf Zubairu (AKA Sallau) used a stick and hit Fatima Hardo (now deceased) to stupor, on her head.
“When one Rabi Lawan, of the same address, came and separated them, the said Yusuf Zubairu, also inflicted serious injury on her.”
Following receipt of the report, Adam said a team of police officers was despatched to the location of the incident in Baldi village, Sule-Tankarkar Local Government Area of the State, where the couple resides.
He said the victims were taken to Gumel General Hospital, where the suspect’s wife was pronounced dead by medical officials.
The second injured victim, he added, is being treated at the hospital.
Meanwhile, according to a police spokesman, the suspect, as well as the exhibit he allegedly used on the deceased, are in police possession.