A man from Zamfara State has been reported to have raped and murdered his elder brother’s wife.
In his briefing of newsmen on Monday, the Police Public Relations Officer, SP Mohammed Shehu, said that the man confessed that she raped and killed the woman.
Shehu stated, “On June 15, 2020, a report was received by the police that a housewife, Hauwau Iliyasu, 25, a resident of the Damba area, was raped and killed.
“The police, upon the receipt of the information, rushed to the scene and met a woman lying in a pool of her own blood.
“The whole body was butchered with a machete and she was evacuated to the Yariman Bakura Specialist Hospital, Gusau, where she was confirmed dead.”
Shehu added that neighbours were interviewed and the suspect was arrested.
He stated that on interrogation, the suspect confessed to have raped and murdered the deceased.
Kabiru Bala, the husband of the deceased victim, said that his junior brother had once warned him that he would kill his wife.