Rabi Shamsudden, a 19-year-old housewife in Danjanku Tasha village in Malumfashi Local Government Area of Katsina State, has been arrested by police for allegedly killing her husband.
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Confirming the incident, Gambo Isah, police spokesman in the state, said Rabi stabbed her husband, Salisu, 25, with a knife at about 4.00am on Monday.
Isah noted that neighbours heard the husband shouting and calling for help.
He stated that people rushed to the house immediately, but found the front door locked and decided to climb over the wall.
“Some people went over the walls into the residence and met the deceased crawling out of his room with knife wound on his stomach,” he said.
Witnesses’ accounts, according to him, revealed that the wife was seen with a sharp knife stained with blood.
He added that the victim was rushed to Malumfashi hospital, but died on the way and was confirmed dead by the medical personnel upon reaching the health centre.
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Isah said the suspect has been arrested, while the police are currently investigating the circumstances surrounding the incident.