A housewife identified as Biba Mohammed, has been arrested and paraded by the Gombe State Police command.
The woman was paraded over the murder of her husband in Barunde quarters of the metropolis.
Parading Mohammed on Friday, the state Public Relations Officer ASP Mahid Abubakar, said the police received a distress call from a resident of the area who reported a suspected homicide case committed in his neighbourhood.
According to Abubakar, detectives from the Lowcost Division were dispatched to the scene where they discovered Mohammed Maliki, lying helplessly, adding that the housewife confessed to killing her husband upon interrogation.
The PPRO said, “The victim was immediately rushed to a specialist hospital where he was pronounced dead by a medical doctor.
“Following a preliminary investigation, Biba Mohammed, the wife of the deceased, was taken into custody after confessing to the crime.
“In her statement, she admitted to using a pestle to strike his head. The case is currently under investigation at SCID and will be presented in court for prosecution upon the conclusion of the investigation.”