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Husband bites off ear of wife who demanded to know why he came home late

By Mason White 5:07 PM January 25, 2017
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By: Alexis Bell

An abusive husband was placed behind bars after being accused of biting off his wife’s ear during an altercation, according to police in Nigeria.

Kano police said that they have arrested 33-year-old Abubakar Ali, after being accused of assaulting his wife, Hadiza Ibrahim, after he came home late one night.

Ali has been charged with one count of causing grievous bodily harm (GBH). In court, Ali pleaded guilty. He was booked into jail, pending sentencing.

According to the criminal complaint, Ali came home around 12:30 a.m., and he was confronted by his wife. Ibrahim demanded to know why he came home so late, but Ali refused to answer and began insulting her.

Ali then punched her and bit off her ear.