A 26-year-old housewife identified as Ummi Garba has been gangr*ped and and her throat slit with a sharp object by unknown men in Hadejia Local Government Area of Jigawa State.
A resident told Dailypost that the incident happened on Wednesday night at Warwadi quarters in Hadejia town.
He said the horrendous incident occurred when the unknown criminals took advantage of her husband’s absence, sneaked into the house, r*ped and butchered her.
Police spokesman, ASP Lawan Shiisu Adam confirmed the incident.
He said the terrible incident happened “on 01/06/2022 at about 1815hrs, when unknown persons trespassed into the compound of a 26-year-old house wife identified as Ummi Garba at Warwadi Quarters Hadejia, Local Government and used sharp object to slit her throat.”
Shiisu said a team of policemen rushed to the scene after receiving the information and the victim was rushed to the General Hospital Hadejia for treatment.
He said the victim died while receiving treatment and was confirmed dead by a medical doctor.
The police spokesman said the case was under investigation and efforts were on top gear to arrest the fleeing culprits.