Bauchi Police Detain Man Over Suspected Plot to Kill Wife.

The suspect, Tijjani Ahmadu Diye.

The Bauchi State Police Command reported that its investigators apprehended a 35-year-old man in the Bauchi metropolis for allegedly attempting to harm his wife with a pestle.

As per the police, his plan was to harm his wife, sell their television, and use the proceeds to set up his shop.

This information was shared in a statement provided to journalists on Saturday by the State Police Public Relations Officer, Ahmed Wakil.

The statement was titled, ‘Husband disguises, assaults his wife.’

Wakil, a Superintendent of Police, mentioned that the man admitted, during the inquiry, to falsely claiming that burglars had broken into the house.

He said: “On December 2 2023, detectives attached to ‘A’ Divisional Police Headquarters, Bauchi arrested Tijjani Ahmadu Diye, male (35) for assault, causing grievous hurt and attempting to commit an offence to-wit culpable homicide.

“On receipt of the report, a team of detectives were drafted to the scene and evacuated the victim to Specialist Hospital, Bauchi, where she was accorded necessary medical attention.

“Preliminary investigation revealed that the suspect admitted the allegation against him without much resistance.

“In his confession, the suspect raised a false alarm that armed robbers entered their house. He quickly entered the bedroom, met his wife and asked her to cover her head with a scarf. He moved out of the room, covered his face with a scarf, armed himself with a pestle, came back to the bedroom, and started hitting her with the pestle.

“The suspect further confessed that he intended to neutralise her and take their television and sell it to raise money to furnish his shop.”

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