Police operatives in Adamawa state have arrested a 57-year-old commercial driver for allegedly stabbing his 40-year-old estranged wife to death in Gombi area of the state.
The suspect, identified as Muhammed Alfa, allegedly stabbed his wife and mother of his eight children, Hamsatu Muhammad, with a knife after she moved out of their home following an argument that resulted in divorce and separation.
The command’s spokesperson, DSP Suleiman Nguroje in a statement said, “The wife relocated to a separate house close to her former house. Trouble started after she removed a zink door of her former house to fix on her new apartment.
The suspect, who was angered by her action, used knife and stabbed her on the neck, she was rushed to the hospital where she was confirmed dead.”