woman reportedly trailed her husband to his lover’s house where she
had allegedly stabbed the 17-year old son of her husband’s presumed
lover, Awal Sani, to death.
The deceased was a 200 level student of University of Abuja.
The Commissioner of Police, Mr. Abubakar Sodiq Bello told Sunday Sun
that the incident happened at Plot 50, Pipeline, Kubwa village, Abuja,
on January 11, 2018.
The suspect reportedly left her matrimonial home at Gauraka town, and
trailed her husband, Usman Abdulkareem to his lover’s house at
Gbazango Pipeline, Kubwa, at about 10:00pm. CP Bello explained that
the suspect saw her husband’s car parked outside and demanded to see
him, claiming she needed to get money from him to be able to take
their child to hospital.
Sunday Sun gathered that the situation later degenerated into
commotion during which, she allegedly stabbed the 17-year old.
The young Sanni was said to have been rushed to Kaduna General
Hospital where he was confirmed dead. The deceased’s mother reported
the case at Kubuwa Police Station.
that the car belonging to the husband of the
suspect was smashed by some angry youths before it was taken to the
The suspect, in a chat with Sunday Sun said, “I got married to my
husband Usman Abdulkareem in 2008. We are blessed with three children.
The deceased’s mother has been dating my husband and I have been
suspecting them. This is a woman who has been calling my husband at
night. On January 11, 2018 my husband left office and told me that he
was going to Kaduna. Around 8:00pm. I called him to inform him that my
little baby was very sick and that I had no money on me but he refused
to pick his call.“I left my house to check him at his lover’s house. On getting there,
I saw my husband’s car parked in front of the house.
His lover’s children came out and told me to leave. They threatened to
kill me if I would not leave. I started crying and begging my husband
to come out. At a point I started exchanging words with the woman’s
children” she said.
The 32-year old suspect who hails from Kogi State explained further,
“Later they started beating me. So, I went to my husband’s company car
and took a knife and stabbed the boy.
The suspect’s husband however claimed that the mother of the deceased
was the family’s nurse. “The deceased’s mother, Safiya Sani, is our
family nurse and a widow. She has been our family nurse for a while.
My car was faulty and I decided to park it in her house. It was the
deceased’s mother who called me on phone that my wife had stabbed her
son. I rushed to her house and saw the son in the pool of his own
blood. So we rushed him to Kubwa General Hospital around 12:00am where
the doctor confirmed him dead.” he said
family nurse to Abdulkareem family. They came to my house for
treatments. The suspect had sent me a text message around 9:00pm that
day and accused me of having a love relationship with her husband and
warned me to stop.
“She later came to my house and called her husband, who was in my
house earlier for treatment. She insisted that her husband was in my
house. I called the police but she refused to follow them, so they had
to leave her.
“Suddenly I heard my daughter calling me that the suspect had stabbed
my son, Awal. I called the suspect’s husband, who raced down to my
house and we rushed my son to Kubwa General Hospital where the doctor
confirmed that he was dead. I want justice to be done on this case,”
The Deputy Commissioner of Police, State Criminal Investigation
Department FCT Abuja, Mr. Bala Ciroma confirmed to Sunday Sun that the
suspect was being held and added that the corpse of the deceased had
been released for burial.