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Housewife kills her husband with pestle in Gombe


Gombe State Police Command has arrested a housewife, Biba Mohammed, for allegedly killing her husband with a pestle.

The incident occurred in Barunde quarters of the metropolis on Thursday, November 16, 2023.

Spokesperson of the command, ASP Mahid Muazu Abubakar, who disclosed this in a statement on Friday, November 17, 2023, stated that a distress call was received from a resident of Barunde Quarters in Gombe, reporting a suspected homicide case committed in his neighbourhood.

Detectives from the Low-cost Division were dispatched to the scene, where they discovered the late husband, Mohammed Maliki, lying in a pool of blood.

The victim was immediately rushed to the Specialist Hospital in Gombe, where he was pronounced dead by a medical doctor.

Following a preliminary investigation, Biba Mohammed, the wife of the deceased, was taken into custody after confessing to the crime.

In her statement, she admitted to using a pestle to strike his head, which eventually led to his death.

“The case is currently under investigation at SCID and will be presented in court for prosecution upon the conclusion of the investigation,” the PPRO added.

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