The Kano state Police Command on Thursday arrested 26-year-old man, Aminu Inuwa, of Jakada Quarters, for allegedly slaughtering his 17-year-old wife, Safara’u Aminu.
The Command’s Public Relations Officer Abdullahi Haruna, confirming the arrest said, “on April 2nd the command had received a report at 12 pm that Inuwa slaughtered his wife to with a knife.
Haruna alleged the suspect and his wife had a 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.
He said the command had since commenced an investigation in the matter and during the investigation, the suspect had confessed to committing the crime.
He added the suspect would be charged to court as soon as the investigation is completed.