The Katsina state police command has arrested a middle-aged man simply identified as Samaila, for chaining his wives, Fatima Salisu and Hadiza Musa, and subjecting them to inhumane treatments in his home in Yannadabaiyye village for over 10 months.
According to reports, Samaila was reported after Hadiza’s mother paid them a surprise visit.
The mom had then gone on to plead to be allowed to take away a sewing machine she bought for her daughter she isn’t using anymore.
Samaila’s refused and in no time an argument started which eventually resulted in a fight. Hadiza’s mother then went to the police to report the assault and when police arrived to arrest Samaila, they found Fatima and Hadiza in chains.
Upon interrogation, Fatima said she has been in chains for 10 months while Hadiza came in two weeks ago and was also placed under chains.
The women went on to reveal that their husbands used electric wires to beat them, cut their nails, shave their pubic hair and used it to form a concoction which he forced them to drink.
They also revealed he would have sex with them whenever he liked in the full glare of the other wife. the women added that they have no idea what their husband does for a living but knew he always returned with wads of N500 notes.
The spokesman for the command, SP Gambo Isah, confirmed Samaila’s arrest adding that investigation is ongoing.