An official of a first generation bank, Adamu Alhaji Ibrahim, has been arrested allegedly for killing his wife, Fatima Alhaji Bukar.
The latter is daughter of a member of Borno State House of Assembly representing Ngala Local government Area.
The 24-year-old deceased was strangled to death last Tuesday in Gidan Dembe in Maiduguri.….CONTINUE READING
Report emerged that the widower, Ibrahim, a banker, was responsible for her killing.
Trouble erupted after she protested against his sleeping with another woman on their matrimonial bed irking him as a result.
It led him to collude with one Bukar Wadiya to murder her.
A statement signed by the Police Public Relations Officer, Sani Shatambaya on the gruesome murder on Friday read: “On the 18/10/2023 at about 1800hrs one Adamu Alhaji Ibrahim, 31years of Dikechiri Bayan Gidan Dambe area of Maiduguri went to Gwange Division accompanied by one Bukar Wadiya 39 years with a Honda Vehicle Reg. No MAG 230 AP and CHASIS NO ANR742256679821 conveying the body of a woman who the said Adamu Alhaji Ibrahim claimed to be his wife and sought an emergency help from the police.
“The woman was later identified as Fatima Alhaji Bukar. The husband stated that he was a staff of UBA and came back from work at about 1700hrs and found her lying down in pool of blood.
“Preliminary investigation reveals that before the incidence, the couple had some domestic disputes over an alleged extra marital affair by the husband at their matrimonial home.
“The house where the incident happened located at Dikechiri Bayan Gidan Dambe Area, Maiduguri was secured and during search the following exhibits were recovered; one short pestle, a rope, a rug stained with blood, knife, and Honda vehicle with CHASIS NO ANR742256679821, PLATE NO MAG230AP, and a mucus stained pillow.
“There was no evidence of constructive breakage or entry into the house and only the husband has key to open the house from outside.
“The husband and one Bukar Wadiya were both arrested as prime suspects. Discreet investigation is ongoing for diligent prosecution”, the statement concluded.….CONTINUE READING
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