Teenager stabs girl to death in Kano over boyfriend

A 28-,year-old woman, Bahijja Abubakar has been stabbed to death at Shekar Maidaki Quarters, Kumbotso Local Government, Kano State.

The victim was stabbed at the back of her neck and left in a pool of blood by a 17-year-old girl, Aishatu Kabiru of the same address.

A resident told DAILY POST that the two women were at loggerhead over alleged sharing of one boyfriend.

Police Spokesman of the Kano command, DSP Abdullahi Haruna Kiyawa confirmed the incident to DAILY POST.

According to him, “the police On Tuesday at about 2300hrs received a report that a 28 year old Bahijja Abubakar of Shekar Maidaki Quarters, Kumbotso LGA of Kano State was stabbed at the back of her neck by another girl and fled to
unknown destination.”

He explained that “after receiving the report, the Commissioner of Police, Kano State Command, CP Sama’ila Shu’aibu Dikko ordered Kumbotso police Division to proceed to the scene.”


He said the team immediately rushed the victim to Murtala Mohammed Specialist Hospital Kano where she was admitted.

Kiyawa said the victim died on Friday while receiving treatment.

He said police on Saturday also succeeded in arresting the suspect, one Aisha Kabiru in a hideout at Zawaciki Quarters.

According to the suspect, she had misunderstanding with the deceased, and as a result, fighting erupted between them.

She later took a sharp knife and stabbed Bahijja at the back of her neck which resulted to her death.

The case has been transferred to the criminal investigation Department of the Command, Homicide Section, for discreet investigation.

Kiyaya said the suspect will be charged to court after investigation.