By Uzair Adam Imam
The Police in Jigawa have confirmed the apprehension of a 26-year-old man for allegedly killing his wife in Sule Tankarkar Local Government Area of the state.
The confirmation was in a release signed on December 29, 2021, in Dutse by the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) in the state, ASP Lawan Shiisu.
Reports have unveiled how the suspect hit the deceased with a stick when they had some misunderstanding that led to her death.
The statement reads: “On Dec. 27, at about 1250hrs, one Bulama Muntari Ubale of Baldi village Sule Tankarkar LGA, reported that, on the same date at about 1130hrs, a couple, one Yusuf Zubairu, aged 26, of Fulanin Mailefe in Baldi village and one Fatima Hardo Dare, aged 23, of the same address, were having misunderstanding between them.
“And in the process of the fracas, the said Yusuf Zubairu, a.k.a Sallau, used a stick and hit Fatima Hardo (now deceased) on her head.
“And when one Rabi Lawan of the same address came to intervene, the said Yusuf Zubairu, also inflicted serious injury on her,” the statement added.
However, the PPRO stated a team of policemen rushed to the scene shortly after receiving the report.
“The victims were conveyed to Gumel General Hospital, where Dare was confirmed dead by a Medical Doctor, while Lawan was admitted for treatment.”