Housewife Arrested For Stabbing Driver To Death In Kano

Housewife Arrested For Stabbing Driver To Death In Kano
  • PublishedDecember 22, 2023

The police in Kano State have arrested a 24-year-old housewife, Hafsat Sirajo, for allegedly stabbing her driver Nafiu Hafizu, to death.

The suspect and her two accomplices were paraded by the state Commissioner of Police, Muhammad Usaini on Friday.

Gumel said Hafsat, a resident of Unguwa Uku quarters in Tarauni Local Government Area confessed to singlehandedly committing the act by stabbing her driver several times with a knife.

Her husband, Dayyabu Abdullahi, 38, and their guard (Maigadi) Malam Adam 65, according to the commissioner were also arrested for aiding and concealing the dead body to cover up the offence of culpable homicide.

He said the police received a report from one Hafizu Salisu Of Bauchi Local government, Bauchi State that he received a phone call from one Dayyabu Abdullahi that his brother one Nafiu Hafizu is dead and that they should come and convey the corpse to Bauchi for burial, but when they came they discovered several injuries on different parts of his body.

“The motionless body was removed from the scene and rushed to Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital where a medical doctor certified him dead”, the CP said.

Speaking with newsmen, Hafsat whose face was covered with a veil, said the driver who stayed with the couple tried to stop her from killing herself and confiscated a knife from her hand.

“I had a small cut on my hand and he asked me to go and change my clothes. Coming out from the bathroom I saw him lying down and I grabbed the knife and stabbed him severally,” she said.

The husband of the suspect Dayyabu Abdullahi said he called relatives of the deceased in Bauchi to break the news.

“I called his parents in Bauchi to tell them that Nasiru has died. And Baba here suggested that we should wash the dead body”. Dayyabu said

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