The Police Command of Jigawa in Dutse, says it’s operatives are searching for one Umaru, for allegedly stabbing a 45-year-old man to death over suspicion of dating his ex-wife.
SP Abdu Jinjiri, the command’s spokesman, confirmed the incident, which occurred on Monday, at Dakaiyawa in Kaugama Local Government Area (LGA), of the state, to journalist on Wednesday.
The spokesman said On Monday the fleeing suspect, attacked and killed the victim, whom he suspected of having some kind of affair with his ex-wife, who recently divorced him.
“On Nov. 9, at about 3 p.m., the Police in Dakaiyawa village in Kaugama LGA, received a report that at about 2:30 p.m., one Sale Dange aged 45, was stabbed with a knife by one Umar, of unknown address.
“The fleeing suspect stabbed the victim because he saw him with his ex-wife, whom he divorced just three days ago,” Jinjiri said.
The police spokesman added that the corpse had been deposited at the mortuary after a postmortem examination.
He explained that upon receipt of the information, the Police rushed to the scene and took the deceased to the hospital where he was confirmed dead.
He said a manhunt is on for Umaru who is the suspect, as investigation into the case continued.