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Ref No. CZ :5300/ADS/PPRO/VOL.2/114
Date 8th September, 2021
The Director of News
PRESS RELEASE ADAMAWA STATE
19YEAR OLD WIFE ARRESTED FOR STABBING HER 35YEAR OLD HUSBAND TO DEATH
- CP directs for thorough and clinical investigation…
The Adamawa State Police Command, On 7/9/2021 apprehended a 19year old wife for stabbing her 35 year old husband to death.
The suspect, Rumasau Muhammed a resident of Wuro Yanka Village, Shelleng local government area, stabbed her late husband Muhammed Adamu with a knife after seeking for divorce and the deceased refused to pronounce such divorce.
Angered by his refusal to divorce her after several request by her ,the Suspect used knife and stabbed him on his stomach,as a result of which he fell down unconscious and was rushed to the Hospital where he was confirmed dead.
The Suspect was apprehended by the Police in Shelleng Divisional headquarters, following report received from one Jophas Johnsley a friend of the deceased.
Investigation so far reveals, that the Suspect was forcefully married to the deceased by her parents against her will on the 6/8/2021 and the marriage lasted for only three weeks before the urgly incident.
The Commissioner of Police CP Aliyu Adamu Alhaji, psc haven directed for discreet investigations into the matter equally advised members of the public to avoid compelling their subjects into early and forceful marriages.
In the same vein, the police Boss have directed for immediate prosecution of the suspect so as to serve as deterrance to others from doing likewise.
DSP SULEIMAN YAHAYA NGUROJE,
POLICE PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER
FOR COMMISSIONER OF POLICE