A woman identified as Hauwa Lawal has been arrested by the Kano State Police Command for allegedly pushing her co-wife, Zuwaira Sani and her 18-month-old son into a well.
The arrest of the 30-year-old housewife was confirmed by the command spokesperson, Abdullahi Haruna, on Sunday in Kano.
The police PRO revealed that the incident was reported that Lawal had pushed her co-wife and baby into a well following a misunderstanding between them.
“The suspect had a misunderstanding with the victim in the process they started fighting in the house. The suspect pushed her rival along with her 18-month-old son, Mustafa Gambo, whom she was backing into a well situated in their house.”
Haruna further stated that the commissioner police in the state, Habu Sani-Ahmadu, ordered the arrest of the suspect within 24 hours.
“Operation Puff-Adder swung into action and arrested the suspect on Saturday at about 1:17 a.m.”
“The victims were removed from the well and were rushed to Rano Hospital where Sani was confirmed dead, while her son is alive and has been discharged from the hospital. The suspect confessed to the crime”.
He noted that the incident has been transferred to the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department for investigation.
“Once investigation is completed the suspect would be charged to court”
Source: Naija News