The Police in Jigawa State have arrested a person alleged to have raped his spouse to dying in Kankaleru village in Ringim Native Authorities Space of the state.
In a press release issued On Friday, the Police Public Relations Officer within the state, Abdu Jinjiri, confirmed the arrest to Channels Tv.
In accordance with Jinjiri, the suspect – Alasan Audu was mentioned to have dedicated the offence after she refused to simply accept him.
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The police spokesman defined that the couple who have been solely married for 20 days have been having rumbles because the 17-year-old lady was pressured to marry the 30-year-old man towards her want.
“Investigation revealed that at about 0400hrs the suspect went to her (the deceased) as a husband, however she turned down his request as he was not the one she ready to marry within the first place.
“Within the course of, he was suspected to have used severe power on her to fulfill his need,” the assertion learn partially.