Domestic Violence: Wife Stabs Spouse With Broken Bottle In Zamfara

Barely a week when the news of an Abuja based house wife Maryam Sanda who killed her husband Bilyamin Bello, son to former PDP chairman Haliru Bello, surfaced in news media, there come another report of a wife who stabbed her husband with broken bottle in Zamfara State.

The culprit is a house wife identified as Hauwa’u stabbed her husband in the chest and back with a broken bottle in Filin Jirgi area of Gusau metropolis of Zamfara State.

The Public Relations Officer of the Yariman Bakura Specialist Hospital in Gusau, Awwal Usman Ruwan Doruwa confirmed to the newsmen that the man, Bilyaminu Yusuf was brought to the hospital and was responding to treatment.

He said, “I saw the patient when he was brought here and he could not talk because he was in a serious condition. His inner wears were stained with blood. His brothers told me that the couple had misunderstanding when he refused to secure a bail for her brother who was in detention at the police station and the wife became angry and stabbed him,” Doruwa said.

Another source informed Daily Trust that the couple got married about eight years ago but had been childless since then. The source said when the husband indicated interest to marry another woman she went wild and vowed to deal with him, and that the wife ran away after she committed the crime.

The spokesman of the state police command DSP Muhammad Shehu, said Hauwa’u had since been arrested and investigation had commenced.

With the recent trend, the domestic violence against men folk is becoming alarming and a lasting solutions need to be proffered faster so as to prevent these unfortunate incidences.

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