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A mother of three,  one Hauwau Ilyasu popularly known as (Maman Fati) has been allegedly raped and matcheted to death in her matrimonial home in Damba area of Gusau, Zamfara state by a biological brother of her husband. 

Our reporter who visited the scene of the incident this morning confirmed that, the deceased was matcheted severally in all parts of her body after being raped. 

A seven year old son of the deceased, Musa who reported the case to the neighbours in the morning said that, the act was carried out by his father’s younger brother Aminu in midnight when he jumped the perimeter fence of their residential apartment . 

Musa recounted that “when the murderer (Aminu) entered their house in the midnight with matchetes,  he was lying down with his little sister while the mother and the little baby were sleeping on the bed. Aminu breaks in to their privacy and started dragging with the mother and later stabbed her severally until the mother became unconscious.

Musa noted further when he realised that the man has overpowered them he pretend as if he was sleeping in order to avoid negative reaction from the murderer.

Another source who confided with Thunder Blowers Online News Medium confirmed that, the accused initially belonged to one of the bandits camps in the forest and was accused of being part of the bandits that have been causing serious insecurity challenges around Zamfara area but later repented and reunite with his elder brother who leaves in Damba area of Gusau.

It was also learnt that, Musa is just married to his first wife not up to a year and he stays with her at Filin Jirgi area of Gusau town and allegedly acted the way he did when he cannot settle his differences with the deceased who is believed to have been his host before he got married and relocate to Filin Jirgi area.

When the neighbours of the deceased reported the matter to the police, it was confirmed that the accused was arrested by the Nigerian Police and so far investigation commences.

The remains of the deceased was deposed at Yariman Bakura Specialist Hospital and funeral will be conducted for her when scheduled.

The husband of the deceased who was in Abuja as at the time the incident happened, is believed to be on his way to Gusau as the security agencies and other relations await his arrival for burial arrangement.

Meanwhile the Executive Director Center for Community Excellence, Adamu Abubakar Kwatarkwashi who led other members of the Civil Society Organisations to scene of the incident has condemned the act describing the development as not only sad but morally unbecoming of Muslim society like Zamfara.

Kwatarkwashi who vows to follow the matter up to its logical conclusion urged the Nigerian Police Force not to relent in ensuring speedy investigation and prosecution of the matter. 

Mr Adamu noted further that, the government of Zamfara need to enact a legislation that will allow for the execution of death sentences to any accused of rape arrested and convicted. 

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Zamfara State Police Commissioner Ayuba Elkana has formally retired from active service of the Nigerian Police Force on Thursday.

He retired on age ground since he has thirty-three of active years in service.

He assumed office as police Commissioner in Zamfara in August 13th 2021 and formally retired after attaining 60 years of age.

During his twelve months of active service as the Police, Commissioner Elkana work harder

Addressing officers of the command, CP Elkana said he has never regretted serving the police force since he has done his best in serving his country.

He commended the IGP Baba Alkali, the state Governor Bello Matawalle, heads of security outfits and indeed all officers of the command for their support to him during his active days as police commissioner.

He also appealed to Nigerian youths to join the police force, stressing that it would help to enhance the depleting manpower, “in order to sustain the efforts to rid Zamfara State and Nigeria in general of security challenges.

He urged his predecessor and indeed all officers of the command to remain committed and be corrupt free in the discharge of their official duty.

Today in Gusau, I am leaving with so much legacy. We were able to stimulate our men and enhanced their operational capacity to combat crimes and criminality in the state.

“But all these achievements were made possible with the collective support and cooperation of the Inspector General of Police, Zamfara State Governor and officers and men of this command.” he explained.

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A woman leader in charge of the campaign of Dr. Dauda Lawal the Zamfara PDP gubernatorial candidate has conducted a sensitization meeting with hundreds of women as part of her strategies of securing support for the PDP gubernatorial candidate.

Mrs Lami Samaho who conducted the sensitization rally in Gusau on Wednesday with the support of some prominent women including Hajiya Lubabatu Ammani and rest the meeting was scheduled to create awareness on the need for Zamfara women to support Dr. Dauda Lawal.

She emphasized on the need for women to rally round their support for Dr. Dauda Lawal considering the good plans he had for the development of womanhood.

She said, she was sent by Dauda Lawal Dare to continue to engage women and assured them of his resolved to continue to safeguard their value and integrity.

Samaho also emphasized that, the purpose of the sensitization was to enlighten women in Zamfara on the dos and don’t expect of them ahead of the 2023 general elections.

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Zamfara State Police Commissioner Ayuba Elkana has decorated (19) Deputy Superintendents of Police to their new ranks of Superintendents of Police on Wednesday.

The activity which took place at the state police headquarters was witnessed by DCP Operation Dauda Mamman and DCP Finance and Administration Mr. Olubenga Adepoju.

According to the police spokesperson SP Shehu Muhammad, the CP warned the officers to put in their best and renew their commitment with utmost professionalism to justify the recent elevation to their new ranks.

He also thanked the IGP and indeed the Police Service Commission for the promotion and other gestures provided to the officers and men of the command, and called on all the officers within the command not to relent in doing the right thing.

Few among the officers elevated in the new promotion include, SP Sadiq Umar, O/C Highway Patrol, SP Sadiq Mohd, staff officer senior (SOS), SP Babangida Abubakar, P&G OPs, among others.

In a vote of thanks on behalf of other promo tees, SP Babangida Abubakar expressed appreciation to the IGP and Police service commission for the promotion, and promised to reciprocate the gesture through hard work, commitment in line with professional ethics and international best practices.

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