January 08, 2020

Kano housewife pushes her co-wife and her 18-month-old son into a well

A 30-year-old housewife, Hauwa Lawal, of the Rurum village in the Rano Local Government Area of Kano state has been arrested by the State Police Command for allegedly pushing her 35-year-old co-wife, Zuwaira Sani, and her 18-month-old son into a nearby well.
DSP Abdullahi Haruna, the spokesperson of the police who confirmed the incident on Monday, said the suspect engaged in a dispute with her rival, which led to a scuffle.
According to him, during the scuffle, Hauwa pushed her rival and her 18-month-old son, Mustafa Gambo, who was strapped on her back, into a well in their compound.
Haruna stated that the victims were rescued from the well and rushed to the Rano Hospital, where Zuwaira was confirmed dead, while her son was treated and discharged. He added that the case had been transferred to the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department for discreet investigation.