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Man stabbed to death after visiting lover in Daura

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A 40 – year -old man , Abdulrahman Sani , has been stabbed to death in Daura , Katsina State .Sani was murdered on his way home shortly after a visit to his lover .

Although the police have arrested a suspect , the motive for the attack has not been established .

The deceased , who lived in the Kwari Quarters in Daura , was said to have paid his lover , Amina Suleiman , a visit at her home in the Kurunbai Quarters but was hacked to death by a man who was lurking in the shadows shortly after his companion saw him off .

Northern City News learnt that Suleiman , who witnessed the incident from her home , informed the police that she saw one barber , Sani Salisu ( 28 ) , committing the crime .

The case was transferred to the Katsina Police Headquarters for further investigation .

The suspect was charged with culpable homicide , which the police said violated Section 221 of the Penal Code .

This was contained in the Police First Information Report on the incident read in court on Friday.

The police prosecutor, Inspector Sani Ado , told the Katsina Senior Magistrates ’ Court that investigation into the case was ongoing and requested that the matter be adjourned till January 22 , 2019 .

The presiding Senior Magistrate , Hajiya Fadile Dikko, granted the request and subsequently adjourned the case till January 22 , 2019 , and ruled that the suspect be remanded in prison custody.

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