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Hafsat, accomplices found guilty of criminal conspiracy, culpable homicide

The police investigation also led to the arrest of her husband, Dayyabu Abdullahi, aged 38 years, ‘m’, and one Malam Adamu, aged 65 years, ‘m’, all of the same address for offences ranging from attempting to conceal and giving false information to the police on the cause of the death...

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Hafsat, accomplices found guilty of criminal conspiracy, culpable homicide

The principal suspect, Hafsat Surajo, has been charged with the offenses of attempt to commit suicide and culpable homicide punishable by death, while her husband Dayyabu Abdullahi and accomplice Malam Adamu have been charged with criminal conspiracy, concealment, and giving false information following the case of the murder of Nafiu Hafiz in Kano State.

The Kano State Police Commissioner CP Mohammed Usaini Gumel had ordered her arrest on December 21, 2023, after a domestic tussle at their residence led to the death of Nafi’u Hafiz.

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According to the spokesperson of the Kano State Police Command, Abdullahi Kiyawa, “the police investigation also led to the arrest of her husband, Dayyabu Abdullahi, aged 38 years, ‘m’, and one Malam Adamu, aged 65 years, ‘m’, all of the same address for offences ranging from attempting to conceal and giving false information to the police on the cause of the death.

“Today, 27/12/23 Hafsat Surajo being the principal suspect has been charged with the offences of Attempt to Commit Suicide and Culpable Homicide punishable with death, while her husband, Dayyabu Abdullahi and Malam Adamu been charged with the offences of Criminal Conspiracy, Concealment and Giving False Information.

“While all the suspects have given their confessions to the police on each person’s level of involvement in the crimes, they have been charged before Chief Magistrate Court No: 37 located at Yan Kaba Kano for prosecution”, Kiyawa noted in a statement.

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