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Police arrest woman for allegedly killing 60-year-old co-wife in Bauchi



 Police arrest woman for allegedly killing 60 year old co wife in Bauchi
The suspect

The Bauchi State Police Command has revealed that a 50-year-old woman has been arrested for allegedly killing her co-wife in Bauchi.

The Police Public Relations Officer of Bauchi State Command, Ahmed Wakil, said this in a media statement made available to journalists on Friday.

He said that the suspect, Amina Gugua, of Miya Village, Warji Local Government Area of Bauchi State, strangled her co-wife, Amina Koli, 60 years old, following a physical confrontation on January 1, 2023.

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“Amina Guguwa, the suspect, criminally used force on the victim by strangling her neck tightly and as a result she died on the spot.

“On receiving the report, a team of detectives were drafted and rushed to the scene and they evacuated the victim to the General Hospital, Ganjuwa for a post-mortem examination, where she was certified dead by a medical doctor,” he informed.

According to him, investigation into the incident is in progress, after which the suspect would be charged to court for prosecution.

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