The 17-year-old housewife Rabi Rabi’u, who stabbed her husband to death in Almakiyayi village, Malumfashi Local Government Area of the state, has been arrested and paraded by the Katsina Police Command on Tuesday January 4th.
Parading the suspect before newsmen, the state’s police command spokesperson, SP Gambo Isah, said that Rabi Rabi’u stabbed her husband to death while he was asleep after an earlier altercation between 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.” sai SP Gambo.