KANO: 15-year-old boy arrested for allegedly stabbing his brother’s 25-year-old pregnant wife to death


The Kano State Police Command has confirmed the arrest and detention of a 15-year-old boy for allegedly stabbing his brother’s 25-year-old pregnant wife, Habiba Isah, to death with a knife.

This was confirmed in a statement issued on Wednesday by the spokesperson of the state police command, DSP Abdullahi Haruna, who said the suspect committed the crime at their home in Maidille quarters in the state on Tuesday, June 1.

DSP Haruna said; “At about 11 p.m, a complaint was received that the suspect allegedly stabbed Mrs Habiba Isah, who was eight months pregnant, with a knife.

“Upon receiving the report, the police visited the scene and the victim was evacuated to the Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital where she was admitted and the unborn child was later confirmed dead by a medical doctor”, he said

Haruna also revealed that the minor had visited his brother’s house, demanding to see his sister-in-law.

“She got scared and picked her cell phone to call her husband but the minor knocked the phone out of her hand with a pestle. He then stabbed her in the stomach and other parts of her body with a knife,” he informed.




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