The Bauchi State Police Command has paraded an 18-year-old teenager who was said to have stabbed her husband in the chest leading to his death.
The teenager whose name was given as Salma Hassan allegedly stabbed the victim, one Mohammed Mustapha on April 24, 2020, barely 11 days after their marriage.
Parading the suspect on Thursday on behalf of the State Commissioner of Police, CP Philip Maku, the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) of the state, Mohammed Ahmed Wakili disclosed that the incident happened in Itas-Gadau, headquarters of Itas-Gadau Local Government Area of Bauchi State.
Parading the suspect on behalf of the State Commissioner of Police, Philip Maku, the Bauchi State Police Command’s Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Mohammed Ahmed Wakili, disclosed that the incident happened on April 24, 2020 and
THE DAILY VENDOR gathered that the incident was reported by one Haruna Musa at the Itas-Gadau Police Division.
According to Wakili, the deceased, was rushed to the general hospital in the town, where he was confirmed dead.
Wakili said the suspect on her arrest confessed to the crime, adding that a knife was recovered as exhibit.
Wakili said “On the 24/04/2020 at about 0900hrs, one Haruna Musa ‘m’ of Itas-Gadau reported at Itas-Gadau Division, that one Salma Hassan ‘f’ 18yrs of the same address stabbed her husband one Mohammed Mustapha on the chest, as a result he sustained serious injury and was rushed to general hospital Itas–Gadau for treatment where he was certified dead.
“The suspect was arrested and confessed to the crime. Exhibit recovered from the suspect was one knife,” the PPRO stated.
When asked why she stabbed her husband to death, the suspect told newsmen that she was tired of the deceased’s sex escapades, saying that her parents never told her that her late husband would be having sex with her, adding that as of the time of the incident, their marriage was only 11 days old.
“Since we got married, he has been having sex with me regularly. I never expected this as my parents did not tell me that he would be having sex with me frequently as he was doing.
“It was too much for me and I got tired of this. As I could no longer bear frequent sex that he was having with me, I took a knife and stabbed him to prevent further sex,” the suspect said.