One Ibrahim Haruna Aminu whom got married to his second wife in Diso village, Gwale Local Government Area of Kano State got the shock of his life after his wife killed two of their children because of jealousy.
The deceased children are Yusuf who is 5 years old and Zahra’u who is 3 years old also.
According to Sadiq Aminu, younger brother to Ibrahim Haruna Aminu and the uncle to the deceased children reports that the incident occurred on Saturday morning in Diso village in Gwale Local Government Area of Kano State.
He further explain that his brother’s eldest wife is bitter and jealous because her husband married a second wife whom led to slaughtering her beautiful and innocent children. He said the incident took place when her husband went to sleep in his new wife’s home.
Aminu also said that his elder brother’s wife, Hauwa called him in the morning and said it was urgent, on getting to the house he met the shock of his life when he saw the lifeless bodies of his nephew and his niece on the floor. He immediately alerted the neighbourhood as she ran into hiding already.
Aminu said: “She used an object to hit the children which send them into coma before slaughtering them with a knife. Her sister’s daughter, 10 years old who is living with them escaped with a knife cut on her hand hence she serves as a witness.”
Ahmadu Bello, the Ward Head of Diso village of Gwale Local Government said the news of the incident came as a rude shock to them in the community.
The Ward Head, Ahmadu Bello further condemned the dastardly act of the woman and blame her for not taking the matter to court instead of taking laws into her hand by killing the unsuspecting and innocent children.
Police Relation Officer of Kano Command DSP Abdullahi Haruna Kiyawa confirmed the incident when contacted by Guardian reporters. He said the suspect was arrested at a hideout.
He said the woman is in their custody and investigation has commenced already after the command’s CP ordered the case to be transferred to the criminal investigation unit.