Man stabs nurse for resisting rape attempt
The Kano State Police Command on Monday said it nabbed a 20-year-old man, Bashir Yahaya, of Kabuga quarters, for stabbing a nurse, Aisha Kabir, in the neck.
The 20-year-old nurse had allegedly resisted his attempt to rape her.
The incident happened in a clinic at Tal’udu quarters, in the Gwale Local Government Area of the state, where the nurse worked.
The spokesman for the Kano State Police Command, DSP Abdullahi Haruna, confirmed the incident.
He said, “On May 12, 2019, around 7pm, the police received a report that a lady was stabbed in a clinic at Tal’udu quarters, in the Gwale Local Government Area of Kano State.
“The police promptly rushed to the scene and conveyed the victim, Aisha Kabir, who had cuts on her neck, to the Murtala Muhammed Specialist Hospital, Kano.
“The suspect, Bashir Yahaya, was arrested at the scene of the crime and the exhibit of a knife with bloodstain was recovered from him.
“Upon interrogation, the suspect confessed to have attempted to rape Aisha, adding that she resisted.
“Investigation is in progress and when completed, the suspect would be charged to court.’’