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Husband stabbed to death by teenage wife in his sleep

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A teenage housewife in Katsina has allegedly killed her husband in his sleep.

The Police in Katsina state have taken into custody a-17year old teenager over the killing of her husband.

The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) in the state, Gambo Isah, made this known on Tuesday while briefing reporters at the Command Headquarters in Katsina.

The PPRO explained that the 17-year-old suspect, Rabi Rabi’u, committed the act last Wednesday at Almakiyayi village in Malumfashi Local Government Area of the state.

Isah noted that the suspect reportedly had a disagreement with her 25-year-old husband, Shamsu Salisu, before the incident happened.

According to PPRO , Rabi’u later stabbed her husband with a knife in different part his body, while the husband was far asleep and as a result, the victim sustained serious injuries.

The PPRO noted that the Divisional Police officer (DPO) in charge of Malumfashi Police Division got a distress call based on the report of the incident.

On arrival at the scene, the police team rushed the victim to Malumfashi General Hospital where he was confirmed dead by the attending physician.

The PPRO said that the police recovered a sharp knife and a bed sheet all stained with blood while investigating the case.