An 18-year-old woman who was forced to marry a man she did not love, is alleged to have killed her husband in Kano.
An 18-year-old woman who was forced to marry a man she did not love, is alleged to have killed her husband in less than a week after their wedding in Kano.
According to Vanguard, the woman, Rahma Hussaini and the deceased, 24-year-old Tijjani Basiru had just gotten married on Friday, February 20 2015.
The couple’s neighbours told newsmen that their union was a forced marriage.
Speaking on the incident, Isa Alhassan said, “we were alarmed by a frightening scream of a subdued man in need of rescue and we rushed to the scene only to discover that the man of the house was in the pool of his blood… neighbours mobilized and took the groom to the hospital but doctors confirmed him dead on arrival.”
Policeman Magaji Musa Majia, also confirmed the incident saying one Rahma Hussaini of Darmunawa quarters stabbed her husband, one Tijjani M Basiru on his stomach with a knife and was rushed to AKTH.
Hussaini has been taken into police custody