29th December, 2021
The Police in Jigawa have arrested one Yusuf Zubairu, for allegedly killing his wife, Fatima Hardo, with a stick in Sule-Tankarkar Local Government Area of the State.
Lawan Adam, police spokesperson in Jigawa told journalists on Wednesday that the incident happened on December 27, at Baldi village.
He said Zubairu, 26 hit his wife, 23 with a stick on the head following a misunderstanding between them.
“In the process of the fracas, the said Yusuf Zubairu (AKA Sallau) used a stick and hit Fatima Hardo (now deceased) to stupor, on her head.
“When one Rabi Lawan, of the same address, came and separate them, the said Yusuf Zubairu, also inflicted serious injury on her,” Mr Adam said.
Adam added that Fatima was confirmed dead at Gumel General by medical doctor following police intervention.
He, however, said Rabi is currently responding to treatment at the hospital while Zubairu has arrested and exhibit recovered from him.
He added that further investigation into the incident is ongoing.