The Police Command in Jigawa have arrested a 25-year-old man for allegedly killing his brother’s wife.
The incident occurred in Miga Local Government Area of the state.
This was disclosed by the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Jigawa Police Command, ASP Lawan Shiisu. Shiisu cnfirmed the arrest in Dutse on Wednesday.
Specifically, he said the man identified as the prime suspect was arrested after he allegedly hit the deceased with his leg in her stomach; adding that the incident happened on Tuesday August 3, 2021 as a result of which she fell.
He said the police moved in and rushed the victim to Jahun General Hospital; where the victim was confirmed dead.
According to him, the suspect, who escaped, was later arrested in Hadejia Town.
“On August 3, about 0600hrs, a 25-year-old man of Gamatan Village Miga LGA, allegedly killed his brother’s wife, Zuwaira Bala.
“The police stormed the scene and rushed the victim to Jahun General Hospital for treatment; where she was later confirmed dead by a medical doctor,” the PPRO said.
Shiisu said the Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr Usman Gomna, has directed that the case be transferred to State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID) for investigation. Also, he disclosed that the man would be charged to court after conclusion of investigation.
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