It came to many as a rude shock after a 17-year-old housewife was said to have allegedly stabbed her husband shamsu salisu to death in Katsina state last Wednesday.
This was as the lady gave a shocking testimony that of how a misunderstanding on who should first charge their phone between her and her husband led to a scuffle leading to his death.
In a statement made available to Urban Express-News Online through the Police Public Relation Officer, SP Gambo isah was quoted as saying rabi amidst sob said she never knew the stab could lead to the death of the 25-year-old salisu
“According to her, the incident happened on Wednesday morning when the public power supply was restored in their community and she wanted to charge her phones”.
“ Salisu equally wanted to charge his phones at the same time”.
“The argument was what led to a scuffle between the two of them, adding that Salisu drew out a knife, which she snatched from him”.
“The incident happened early in the morning during prayer time.
The public power supply was restored in our area and I wanted to charge my phones, while Salisu also wanted to charge his.
“Unfortunately, we were arguing over who should use the charger first when Salisu drew out a knife and I snatched it from him and stabbed him in the stomach and him later died.
“Our marriage was just 51-day-old and we were yet to have children, but I still love him. I never knew that the stab would lead to his death”.
Continuing, Gambo said, “On January 29, 2020, around 5.30am, the DPO, Malumfashi Division, responded to a distress call based on a report that one Shamsu Salisu, 25, of the Almakiyayi village, Malumfashi Local Government Area of Katsina State, had an altercation with his wife, one Rabi Rabi’u, 17, of the same address, but later while he was asleep, the wife stabbed him with a knife in several places in his body, including his abdomen.
“As a result, he sustained serious injuries. The police team rushed the victim to the Malumfashi General Hospital, where he was confirmed dead.
“In the course of investigation, the police recovered a sharp knife and a bedsheet stained with blood. Investigation is ongoing.”