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Police arrest woman for allegedly stabbing husband to death in Adamawa

Police arrest woman for allegedly stabbing husband to death in Adamawa

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Police arrest woman for allegedly stabbing husband to death in Adamawa

Story from Matthew ELOYI

The police in Adamawa State have arrested a 19-year-old woman, Rumasa’u Muhammed, of Wuro Yanka Village in the Shelling local government area for allegedly stabbing her husband to death.

Police Spokesperson in the state, DSP Sulaiman Nguroje, confirmed the incident on Wednesday in Yola.

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Nguroje said the suspect was arrested on Monday for allegedly stabbing her husband, Muhammed Adamu, 35 to death after seeking a divorce.

He said upon investigation, it was revealed that the suspect was forcefully married to the deceased by her parents against her will on Aug. 6.

He said the Commissioner of Police, Aliyu Alhaji, has given a directive for a discreet investigation into the matter.

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“The Commissioner has equally advised members of the public to stop forcing their wards into early and forceful marriages.

“In the same vein, the Commissioner has directed for the immediate prosecution of the suspect so as to serve as deterrence to others,” he added.

Police arrest woman for allegedly stabbing husband to death in Adamawa

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