Two men arrested for allegedly raping and killing their neighbor’s wife in Katsina state

Men of the Katsina state police command have arrested two men, Faisal Lawal and Abba Nasiru, for allegedly raping and killing their neighbor’s wife in the state.

A statement released by the spokesperson of the state police command, SP Gambo Isah, said the suspects, both twenty years of age, on May 11, 2020, scaled the fence of their neighbor, Yunusa Adamu, and allegedly took turns to rape his wife, Hajiya Adamu. They proceeded to slaughter her like a ram after she recognized one of them

“On the 11, May 2020 during the Ramadan, and about 1 a.m, the duo of Faisal Lawal, 20 and Abba Nasiru, 20 scaled the fence of the house of one Yunusa Adamu, entered his house and forcefully had carnal knowledge of his wife. Having recognized that the woman recognized them, they now slaughtered her like a ram.”the statement read

Gambo said the handset of the deceased was later recovered from one of the suspects, Nasiru. He added that the clothes Lawal wore during the incident were also recovered with bloodstains.

The spokesperson said both suspects would be charged to court for homicide as soon as possible

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