Housewife Arrested by Police Over Alleged Killing of Domestic Staff

The Police Command in Kano State has arrested a 24-year-old housewife, Hafsat Surajo, for allegedly stabbing her domestic staff, Nafi’u Hafiz, to death.

The police said the incident occured at Unguwa Uku of Taurani Local Government Area of the state.

The Commissioner of Police, Mr Hussaini Gumel, confirmed this while addressing newsmen in Kano on Friday.

He said on Dec. 21, at about 0700 hours, a report was received from one Hafizu Salisu of Bauchi LGA, that he received a phone call from one Daiyanu Abdullahi of Unguwa Uku, Kano, that his brother, Nafi’u Hafiz, was dead.

He explained that when the brother arrived the residence of Unguwa Uku, they discovered several injuries on different parts of the deceased suspected to be of knife stabs.

The commissioner of police said investigation led to the arrest of the key suspect, Hafsat Surajo, a housewife in the residence where the deceased lived.

Gumel explained that the suspect confessed to singlehandedly committing the act by stabbing the deceased on several parts of his body.

“Her husband, one Dayyabu Abdullahi of the same address, and their gateman, Malam Adamu, were arrested for aiding, packaging and concealing the dead body to give cover-up for the culpable homicide,” he stated.

Gumel said discreet investigation led to the recovery of the knife with blood stain, used in committing the crime.

He added that the suspect would be charged to court after investigation.

Source: NAN