Teenage Housewife Nabbed for Murder in Bauchi


An 18-year-house wife, Salma Hassan, has been arrested and paraded by the Bauchi State Police for allegedly stabbing her husband to death in Itas-Gadau Local Government area of the state.

This was disclosed by new Police Public Relation Officer of the Command, DSP Mohammed Ahmed Wakili, while parading the suspect at the Police Headquarters in Bauchi.

“On the 24th of April,2020, we received a report that one Salma Hassan of Itas-Gadau Local Government, allegedly stabbed her husband, Mohammed Mustapha, with knife to death”, he said

The police spokesman said that the victim sustained fatal body  injuries and was rushed to the General Hospital Itas-Gadau for treatment where he was certified dead.

He said that the suspect was arrested and confessed to the crime, adding that the exhibit recovered from the suspect was only a knife.

In her confession at the police headquarters, the suspect said that she stabbed her husband because he wanted to have sex with  her, which she objected to.

“It was not intentional, it was an accident.I stabbed him because he wanted to have sex with me. I felt sex was a bad thing, so I objected to his advances. When he refused to stop, I got angry and stabbed him with a knife”, she said.


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