Teenage Bride Poisons Husband Two Weeks After Wedding In Kano
The Kano State Police command has commenced a manhunt for a runaway teenage bride, who allegedly killed her husband, Umar Sani, with poison.
The Public Relations Officer of the Police Command in the state, DSP Magaji Majiya, on Tuesday said that the relations of the late husband reported the incident to Kofar Wambai Police station in Kano metropolis on Monday.
Sani said the report indicated that the deceased, who married the teenage wife two weeks ago, was allegedly poisoned on Jan. 4, and died the following day.
“After the Police received the report on the incident, they went to their matrimonial home at Yakasai quarters in Kano metropolis but found that the bride had run away.
“Our men had already swung into action with a view to trailing and arresting her to face prosecution,” the police spokesman said.
Sani , however, said the command will ensure that due process is followed in the investigation in order to ascertain the circumstances that led to the dastardly act.