‘The suspect voluntarily made a confessional statement, adding that he regretted killing the mother of their only child’ -PPRO

The Adamawa State Police Command has arrested a 33-year-old man identified as Ibrahim Abubakar, for stabbing to death his 25-year-old wife, Hajara Sa’adu. The suspect, who is a butcher and resident of Sabon Gari-Futy in Girei local government area, subdued the deceased, by stabbing her severally with a sharp knife on her back, thereby causing her severe injuries and leaving her in a pool of blood.

The State Command Public Relations Officer, SP Suleiman Yahaya Nguroje, noted that the suspect brutally killed the deceased on April 8 at about 4:30 am, after he accused her of taking away his phone, which led to little argument.

The suspect was apprehended following the report made to police by the father of the deceased and a preliminary investigation conducted, leading to the recovery of material evidence at the scene of the crime that is linked to him.

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The suspect voluntarily made a confessional statement, adding that he regretted killing the mother of their only child.

The state commissioner of police, CP Dankombo Morris, while expressing disappointment over the unfortunate incident, assured that the command will diligently prosecute the culprit.