A twenty one year old bride has allegedly attempted to kill her husband by stabbing him severally while asleep.
The Bayero University Kano Law student, Fatima Musa on Friday night at about 1.30am at their residence at Ungwar Mai Kalwa, Naibawa quarters in Kumbotso local government area of Kano was said to have stabbed her husband in the abdomen over communication she suspected her husband was having with some females on phone.
According to an eyewitness in the house, it was the cry for help from the husband that awaken him and some neighbours only for them to see the husband, Saheed Husaini holding on to his stomach while bleeding profusely.
Saheed Husaini a staff of Federal University Gusau was later rushed to Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital by neighbors where he is receiving treatment.
He was still unconscious when our correspondent visited the hospital on Saturday evening.
A source told Solacebase that the marriage of seven months started with problem as Fatima Musa has said on many occasions that she does not love the husband but for the insistence of her mother.
‘’Fatima has allegedly attempted poisoning him thrice believing if she achieve that aim of getting rid of the husband, she can be free, ’said the source.
‘’It’s a known secret to most of us that know them well that Fatima abuse drug, as she does not hide it.’’
However , a source close to the family said contrary to the information trending, it was a domestic violence as Fatima was seriously beaten by her husband Saeed, pushed to the wall where she sustained series of injuries.
The source said the bride ran to the living room where the husband followed her beating her until when she acted by stabbing him in self defence.
‘’Honestly this was not the first time the husband was assaulting her.’’
Reacting to the situation Kano Police Command Spokesman DSP Abdullahi Haruna confirmed that the bride has been arrested and transferred to the Criminal Investigation Department, CID.
Although Solacebase was informed that Fatima Musa is in the hospital also as she is pregnant and sustained injuries in the course of allegedly stabbing her husband.