The Police in Jigawa State have apprehended a man alleged to have raped his wife to death in Kankaleru village in Ringim Local Government Area of the state.
This was disclosed in a statement on Friday by the Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Abdu Jinjiri.
It was further revealed by the police spokesman that the suspect – Alasan Audu was said to have committed the offence after the wife rejected his request to have sex with her.
He added that the couple who were only married for 20 days have been having conflict as the 17-year-old girl was compelled to marry the 30-year-old man against her wish.
“In the process, he was suspected to have used serious force on her to satisfy his desire,” He stated.