Teenage wife arrested for killing husband

Police in Kano State have apprehended a runaway housewife, Sadiya Umar, who allegedly murdered her husband but was hiding at an undisclosed area of the Kano metropolis.
The state Police Commissioner, Rabiu Yusuf, told our correspondent on the phone that the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) in charge of Kofar Wambai I Kano led the team that got Sadiya Umar, who allegedly poisoned her husband.
The police boss said the relations of the late husband reported the incident at Kofar Wambai Police Division in Kano metropolis on Monday that Sadiya Umar, his wife, had poisoned and killed him.
Yusuf said that the suspect would soon be transferred to the State Criminal Investigations Department (SCID) because the case was a culpable homicide.
He added that at the end of investigation, Sadiya would be arraigned.
Yusuf that the deceased, who married the teenage wife two weeks ago, was allegedly poisoned on January 4 and died the following day.


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