19-year-old Katsina housewife stabs husband to death

A 19-year-old housewife, Rabi Shamsudden, has been arrested by police for allegedly stabbing her 25-year-old husband, Shamsudden Salisu, to death in Danjanku Tasha village of Malumfashi local government area of Katsina State.

Dateline Nigeria reports that the Katsina state incident is coming on the same day Maryam Sanda was convicted by a court for killing her husband Bilyaminu Bello.

The spokesman of the Katsina State Police Command, Gambo Isa, who confirmed the incident to journalists, said it happened at about 4am on Monday.

“Neighbours of the deceased heard him shouting and calling for help, but when they rushed inside the house immediately, the met the front door locked and they decided to climb over the wall,” Isa said.

He added that those who were able to scale the fence into the house “met the deceased crawling out of his room with knife wound on his stomach” he said.

The victim was taken to Malumfashi hospital and was confirmed dead by the medical personnel.

The police said the suspect has been arrested even as investigation continues.

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