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Police Arrest Suspect for Killing Teenager in Kano

by Isiyaku Ahmed
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Idris Abubakar

Kano State Police Command has arrested one Suwaiba Shuaibu for the gruesome killing of a teenager.

The Command’s Public Relation Officer, DSP Abdullahi Haruna in a signed statement, Tuesday, said on 02/01/2021, at about 1030hrs, a complaint was received 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 neighbourhood. The complainant said the victim was suspected to have been stabbed on her neck by her killer(s).

The PPRO said 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, psc further raised and instructed a team of detectives, led by Divisional Police Officer Doguwa, CSP Bala Shuaibu, to arrest the culprit(s), he said.

The Team immediately swung into action and apprehended one Suwaiba Shuaibu, 20 years old, of the same address with the complainant, who is a second wife to one Shahrehu Alhaji Ali, also of the same address.

He said 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.

Adding that during interrogation, the suspect freely confessed she had called the victim on phone, deceived and lured her to an uncompleted building in their neighbourhood 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.

The PPRO said the case has been transferred to the Command’s Criminal Investigation Department (CID), Homicide Section, for discrete investigation as directed by the Commissioner of Police.

The Suspect will be charged to court at the completion of investigation.

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Abdullahi Ibrahim January 19, 2021 - 11:25 am

Nice one Isiyaka always on point with regard news spread

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