20-year-old Suwaiba Shuaibu, has been arrested by the Police in Kano State for stabbing to death a 17-year-old Aisha Kabir, who it was reported her husband was planning to get married to.
The Police Spokesperson in the State, Abdullahi Haruna, said that on January 2, the father of the deceased, Kabiru Jafaru, reported that the body of his 17-year old daughter who got missing on January 1st, 2021, was found in an uncompleted building in their neighborhood. The distraught father told the police that his daughter was suspected to have been stabbed on her neck by her killer(s).
According to the Police spokesman, as a result of the complaint, an investigation was launched and the suspect was arrested.
In his words;
“Investigations revealed the deceased and the husband of the suspect have been in proposed relationship for over six years and their Wedding Ceremony was scheduled to hold on 9th January, 2021.
“During interrogation, the suspect freely confessed she had called the victim on phone, deceived and lured her to an uncompleted building in their neighborhood where she used a sharp knife to stab her on her neck, chest and other parts of her body. She disclosed she killed the victim out of jealousy, because her husband proposed to marry her.”