Jigawa State Police Command has confirmed the arrest of a man who allegedly raped his wife to death in Kankaleru village in Ringim Local Government Area of the state.
This was contained in a statement issued by the command of Public Relations Officer Abdu Jinjiri on Friday.
The statement said the suspect, Alasan Audu was said to have committed the offence after the newly wedded wife refused to accept him.
‘’The couple who were only married for 20 days have been having rumbles as the 17-year-old girl was forced to marry the 30-year-old man against her wish,’’ said the statement.
According to the statement, “Investigation revealed that at about 0400hrs the suspect went to her (the deceased) as a husband, but she turned down his request as he was not the one she prepared to marry in the first place.’’
The statement said, “In the process, he was suspected to have used serious force on her to satisfy his desire.’’