Police in Kano have detained a 20-year-old woman identified as Mrs Suwaiba Shuaibu, for allegedly killing one Miss Aisha Kabir, 17.
The Police disclosed that the incident happened on January 1. The suspect reportedly called the victim on the telephone, lured her to an uncompleted building in their neighbourhood and, with a sharp knife, stabbed her in the neck and other parts of the body.
It was gathered that after the father of the deceased, Kabiru Jafaru, declared her missing, Aisha’s body was discovered on January 2 in the uncompleted building.
Police spokesman Abdullahi Haruna said the body was taken to Tudun Wada General Hospital for examination.
During interrogation, the suspect confessed to the crime. A second wife to one Sharehu Alhaji Ali, she said she killed the victim because her husband had proposed to marry her as a third wife.
The suspect’s husband had proposed to the deceased, and they were in courtship for six years and their wedding was scheduled to hold on January 9.