A housewife, Suwaiba Shuaibu, has
been arrested by the Police in Kano for allegedly killing her husband’s 17-year-old fiancée, Aisha Kabir
in Gimawa Village, Doguwa Local
Government few days to their wedding.
The husband, Shahrehu Alhaji Ali and his fiancée, Aisha have been courting for over six years and were scheduled to tie the knot on January 9, 2021 before the incident.
It was gathered that Suwaiba, who is Ali’s second wife, got wind of the
planned wedding and allegedly lured
Aisha into an uncompleted building stabbed her to death.
Kano Police Spokesman, DSP Abdullahi Haruna, confirmed the incident.
In a statement, DSP Haruna disclosed:
“On 02/01/2021, at about 1030hrs, we received a complaint from one Kabiru Jafaru, of Gimawa Village, Doguwa LGA of Kano State, that the body of his 17-year old daughter, Aisha Kabir, who got missing on 01/01/2021 was found in an uncompleted building in their neighborhood. The complainant said the victim was suspected to have been stabbed on her neck by her killer(s).
“Upon receiving the Complaint, the scene was visited and the body was evacuated to Tudun Wada General Hospital for examination by a Medical Doctor. The Commissioner of Police Kano State Command, CP Habu A. Sani, further raised and instructed a Team of Detectives, led by Divisional Police Officer Doguwa, CSP Bala Shuaibu, to arrest the culprit(s).
“The Team immediately swung into action and apprehended one Suwaiba Shuaibu, 20 years old and who is a second wife to one Shahrehu Alhaji Ali, all of the same address with the complaint.
“Investigations revealed the Deceased and the Husband of the suspect have been in proposed relationship for over six years and their Wedding Ceremony was scheduled to hold on 9th January, 2021.
“During interrogation, the suspect freely confessed she had called the victim on phone, deceived and lured her to an uncompleted building in their neighborhood where she used a sharp knife to stab her on her neck, chest and other parts of her body. She disclosed she killed the victim out of jealousy, because her husband proposed to marry her.
“As directed by the Commissioner of Police, CP Sani, the case has been transferred to the Command’s Criminal Investigation Department (CID), Homicide Section, for discrete investigation. “The Suspect will be charged to court at the completion of investigation.”