The Kano State Police Command has confirmed the arrest of a housewife, Aisha Ali, who allegedly poured hot water on the private parts of her husband.
This was disclosed in a statement on Tuesday by the command’s Public Relations Officer, DSP Abdullahi Haruna.
The incident was said to have occurred at Feyen-Fayen village in Danbatta Local Government Areapof the state.
According to Haruna, the Command received a report on Sunday from the Village Head of the community that 35-year-old Aisha poured hot water on the lap and private part of her husband in their home on Friday.
“The husband suffered severe burns in his private parts and surroundings. He is presently admitted at Danbatta General Hospital, receiving medical care and is responding to treatment,’’ he said, adding that after the incident, the suspect fled the village into neighbouring Jigawa State.
Haruna further explained that opon receipt of the report, the Police responded promptly by raising a team of Operation Puff Adder, which tracked and arrested the suspect at her hideout at Babura in Jigawa.
He said that preliminary investigation revealed that she committed the act because her husband was planning to marry a second wife.
The state commissioner of police, Haruna said has ordered that the case be transferred to the State Criminal Intelligence and Investigation Department for discreet investigation.
“The Command is using this medium to call on law-abiding citizens of the state to always report any incident to the nearest Police station without delay.
“This will assist in immediate arrest, investigation and diligent prosecution of the culprit,” he said.
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