Man rapes, murders his sister-in-law to punish his brother

A middle-aged man, Aminu Bala, was arrested in Damaga, Zamfara state on 15 June 2020 for allegedly raping and killing the wife of his brother, Hauwa Iliyasu.

Police Command spokesperson in Zamfara state, SP Mohammed Shehu, said the suspect admitted to the crime.

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The deceased was met with a butchered machete on her body.

The defendant said he had done it to get back to his elder brother, Iliyasu, who sacked him.