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KANO: 15-yr-old housewife poisons husband’s food

Murder suspect arrested after five months on the run

The Kano State Police Command has arrested a 15-year-old housewife, Hasana, for poisoning her husband’s food.

According to the police, the victim, Sali Abubakar, 33, is in a critical condition at the Murtala Mohammed Specialist Hospital, Kano.

The Kano State Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Abdullahi Haruna, confirmed the incident in a statement on Wednesday, adding that suspect is an indigene of Bichi village, Kumbotso Local Government Area of the state.

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Haruna said in the statement: “On April 16, 2019, around 2 pm, the command received a report that the suspect served her husband food laced with rat poison.

“The victim was rushed to the Murtala Mohammed Specialist Hospital for treatment,” he said.

According to Haruna, the command had commenced investigation into the matter, adding that on completion, the suspect would be prosecuted.

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