A repentant Boko Haram member, Musa Dauda has killed his wife, Hafsat Musa for allegedly engaging in extramarital affairs with a farmer in Borno state.
Nigeriacrime.com learned that the
the lifeless body of Hafsat Musa half buried in the ground.
According to the Police Public Relations Officer, Sani Shatambaya
“On 17 September 2023 at about 12:25 the police operatives of the command received information from One Uwani Bello and Nura Mohammed that they visited a Farm and discovered a lifeless body of Hafsat Musa half buried to the ground.
Explaining further SAatambaya said that on 12 September 2023 at about 1:30 pm Musa Dauda a repentant Boko Haram Terrorist of Dala Area Maiduguri Invited his divorced wife Hafsat Musa aged 45 years of the same address to meet him at her farm situated inside Mohammed Goni stadium Area, since then Hafsat Musa did not return home neither was she seen again.
“Although the case was not reported to the police in time until a few days later when a decomposed corpse was discovered by the relatives of the deceased at the farm, and police detective immediately swung into action and visited the scene, photographed the body and other evidence were gathered, the scene secured and the corps later evacuated to Umaru Shehu Ultra Modern Hospital for Autopsy.
“Effort was intensified to arrest the prime suspect Musa Dauda who is said to be her former husband and had disappeared and was declared wanted by the Police.
“On the 20 September 2023 at about 5:15 PM based on credible information, the suspect was arrested around Gadabul area of Dala Lawanti Maiduguri by the police.
“The suspect confessed to the commission of the offence (killing of his divorced wife Hafsat Musa) that he met her with somebody on the said farm and he suddenly hit her with a hoe on the head where she slumped unconscious he subsequently buried her in the said farm and ran away.
“The State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, SCIID has commenced a diligent investigation and the suspect will soon be arraigned in court for prosecution.” The statement concluded.