18-yr-old murders husband in Kano after 5 days of marriage

Rahma Hussaini who is reported to have been forced into the marriage murdered her husband just five days into the union

An 18-year-old wife, Rahma Hussaini, on Wednesday February 25, stabbed her newly wedded husband at Darmunawa quarters of Kano after the couple had a quarrel.

A neighbour, Isa Alhassan told Vanguard that the young couple got married last Friday, February 20 and also revealed that Rahma was forced to marry the 24-year-old Tijjani Basiru.

“We were alarmed by a frightening scream of a subdued man in need of rescue and we rushed to discovered 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,” Alhassan said.

According to the eyewitness, the bride was handed over to the police after killing her husband. '

Vanguard reports that the Kano State Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Magaji Musa Majia confirmed the incident, saying “at about 10:00hrs one Rahma Hussaini of Darmunawa quarters stabbed her husband, one Tijjani M Basiru on his stomach with a knife and was rushed to AKTH.”

ASP Magaji Musa Majia further revealed that the victim of the attack was later confirmed dead and the female suspect has been taken into custody.


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