Gloria Ogbu



The Kebbi state police command have arrested a 30-year-old woman, Farida Abubakar, for allegedly killing her estranged husband, Attahiru Ibrahim Zagga.

According to report, the suspect allegedly stabbed the victim to death at his residence in Alieru Quarters, Birnin Kebbi on Thursday night, August 25.

The command’s spokesperson, SP Nafiu Abubakar, in a statement on Friday, August 26, said the deceased is a Magistrate judge with Kebbi State judiciary.

The statement reads in part: “At about 11:40pm on Thursday, Policemen attached to the Divisional Police Headquarters, Gwadangaji, received an information that, a suspected strange noise was heard from the house of the victim, Attahiru Ibrahim, and his gate was also locked.

‘’On receipt of the information, a team of Policemen were swiftly mobilized to the scene and forced themselves into the house where they found the said Attahiru Ibrahim lying down in pool of his own blood and was later confirmed dead by a medical Doctor.

Similarly, his estranged wife, Farida Abubakar, was also seen inside the compound. Hence, she was suspected and arrested in connection with the case.’’