The Police Command in Kano state has arrested a 26-year-old man, Aminu Inuwa, of Jakada Quarters Kano, for allegedly slaughtering his 17-year-old wife, Safara’u Aminu to death.
The Command’s Public Relations Officer(PPRO), DSP Abdullahi Haruna, confirmed the arrest of the suspect in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Kano on Thursday.
On April 3 at about 11am the command received a report that on April 2 at about 12pm Inuwa slaughtered his wife to death with knife.
Haruna alleged that the suspect and his wife had misunderstanding, after which Inuwa slaughtered his wife and buried her in the house.
The police exhumed the corpse from the grave and took her to Murtala Muhammad Specialist Hospital Kano for autopsy
He said the command had since commenced investigation in the matter.
The PPRO said during investigation, the suspect had confessed committing the crime.
He said the suspect would be charged to court as soon as investigation into the matter was completed.