Spokesperson of the command, SP Abdullahi Haruna Kiyawa, who confirmed the incident in a statement on Friday, December 22, 2023, said Hafsat confessed that she stabbed the deceased on several parts of his body with a knife while he was preventing her from committing suicide.
The PPRO further disclosed that the woman’s husband, Dayyabu Abdullahi, and their gateman, Mallam Adam, were arrested for packaging and concealing the dead body.
‘On 21/12/2023 at about 0700hrs, report was received from one Hafizu Salisu of Bauchi Metropolis of Bauchi State that he received a phone call from one Dayyabu Abdullahi ‘m’ of Unguwa Uku Quarters Kano that his brother one Nafi’u Hafiz, aged 38 years, is dead and that they should come and convey the corpse for burial,’ the statement read.
‘When they arrived at the residence at Unguwa Uku Quarters Kano, they discovered several injuries on different parts of the lifeless body suspected to be knife stabs.
‘Upon arrival of the crime scene detectives, the motionless body was removed from the scene and rushed to Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital where a Medical Doctor certified the body dead.
‘Further investigation led to the arrest of Hasfat Surajo, aged 24 years, a female housewife of the residence where the deceased lived.
Meanwhile, through discreet investigation, the knife was recovered with a blood stain used resulting from committing the crime. The suspect will be charged to Court after the completion of the investigation.’