Police Apprehend Husband Who Disguises And Attacks Wife

Detectives attached to ‘A’ Divisional Police Headquarters, Bauchi State on Saturday, 2nd December 2023 arrested Tijjani Ahmadu Diye, aged 35yrs for Assault, Causing Grievous Hurt, and Attempt to commit an offence to wit Culpable homicide.

A statement on Saturday, 9th December 2023 signed by the Bauchi State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), SP Ahmed Mohammed Wakil, said that on receipt of the report, a team of detectives was drafted to the scene and evacuated the victim to Specialist Hospital Bauchi, where she was accorded necessary medical attention.

Wakil said that a preliminary Investigation revealed that the suspect admitted the allegation against him without much resistance. In his confession, the suspect raised a false alarm that armed robbers entered their house.

He quickly entered the bedroom met his wife and asked her to cover her head with a scarf. He moved out of the room, covered his face with a scarf, armed himself with a pestle came back to the bedroom, and started hitting her with the pestle.

The suspect further confessed that he intended to neutralize her and take their television and sell it to raise money to furnish his shop.

Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police CP Auwal Musa Mohammed has directed that the case be transferred to State Criminal Investigation (CID) for discreet investigation to unravel more to the alleged occurrence, after which the suspect will be charged to Court for prosecution accordingly.