Police React As Newlywed Kills Husband in Niger, Details Emerge

Police React As Newlywed Kills Husband in Niger, Details Emerge

  • A young man has been sent to his early grave by his newly wedded wife in Niger state, police confirmed
  • The 20-year-old newlywed, Aisha Aliyu, reportedly killed her husband at midnight over a little misunderstanding before dawn
  • The Niger state police command’s spokesperson, DSP Wasiu Abiodun, confirmed the unfortunate incident via a statement

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Niger state, Minna - Aisha Aliyu, a 20-year-old newlywed from Nasarawa village in Lapai local government area of Niger state, has reportedly killed her husband, Idris Ahmadu.

Daily Trust reported on Tuesday, February 13, that Aisha was said to have stabbed the husband in his chest and slit his throat.

Niger police command
Niger police confirmed the sad development via a statement. Photo credit: Nigeria Police Force
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According to witnesses, the incident happened around 1am on Monday, February 12.

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The bride had a little misunderstanding with her husband on Sunday, February 11, and they were reconciled before going to bed. But at midnight, the mother of the deceased heard him screaming.

How wife killed her husband in Niger state

Neighbours said they heard screams of Idris in the middle of the night and ran into the house with his mother. They met him trying to leave the room while holding his neck before he fell and died.

The source said the wife had first stabbed the husband in his chest before she eventually slaughtered him, The Nation report added.

The wife was said to have fled from the scene before others came into the house.

A source explained further that the couple had been in a relationship for years, but before the wedding date was fixed, she changed her mind, wanting to marry someone else.

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Police react as new wife kills husband in Niger state

Reacting, the Niger state police command’s public relations officer, DSP Wasiu Abiodun, confirmed the incident and disclosed that the suspect was on the run.

“Today 12/02/2024 (Monday), at about 1200hrs, information was received that in the early hours, one Idris Ahmadu of Nasarawa village, via Lapai was stabbed to death by his wife, Aisha Aliyu 19/20yrs of the same address.
“Before the arrival of the police at the scene, the suspect had fled to an unknown destination, while effort is being intensified to arrest the fleeing suspect. Case under investigation please,” he said.

Security guard kills self in Kano

In another development, Legit.ng reported that Nurudeen Shehu, a security guard at the Prestige International College, Kano, killed himself after his former wife remarried.

The 37-year-old deceased was found hanging in a classroom On Sunday, January 28 and was rushed to the hospital, where he was confirmed dead.

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The state police commissioner, Usaini Gumel, made this known to newsmen on Tuesday, January 30.

The tragic incident happened on the premises of the private school on Danmusa street, Gadon Kaya, in Gwale local government area of Kano state.

Source: Legit.ng

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