Father, ex-husband in police net for mutilating woman's body

Father, ex-husband in police net for mutilating woman's body
Father and ex-husband of Kaltume Ibrahim, including two other ac­complices are currently un­dergoing interrogation at the Bompai headquarters of Kano State Police Command for forcefully mutilating her genitals for unknown rea­sons.
The state Commissioner of Police, Mr Rabiu Yusuf, told journalists that the father of the victim, Ibrahim Maikaji of Sabuwar Kaura Village, Doguwa LGA of Kano, and her ex-husband, Aminu Ali, gave out Kaltume to local bar­bers for genital mutilation.
According to him, Ibra­him Maikaji conspired with Aminu Ali, “and gave out his biological daughter to two local barbers, identified as Shu’aibu Wanzam, Muham­madu Garba for forceful geni­tal mutilation.
“They forcefully held her and used sharp object to mu­tilate her private part, there­by causing grievous injury against her.”
He added that, “this opera­tion was cruelly carried out thereby, causing grievous in­jury to the genital organ of the victim, rendering it dysfunc­tional over the years.
“All the suspects have been arrested. They are currently undergoing interrogation for the offence of criminal con­spiracy and causing grievous hurt and will soon be ar­raigned in court.” - The Authority

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