A man who was attempting to rape a woman has been beaten to death by her husband.

The suspect, Ishak Sa’ed, allegedly trespassed into the woman's house with the intention of raping her.

Sa’ed it was gathered had on three occasions attempted to rape the victim in her house located  in Agufa village in Miga Local Government Area of Kastina State.

But during his fourth attempt, Sa’ed was ambushed by the victim’s husband, Dahiru Adamu who hit him with a stick.

The suspect later died as a result of injuries sustained during the attack.

The state police spokesman, SP Abdul Jinjiri, who confirmed the incident said Sa’ed died after undergoing some treatment.

Jinjiri said Adamu was at present in police custody undergoing interrogation.

Adamu it was learnt told the police that he acted to protect his wife.

“When he (rapist) came for the fourth day with a plan to perfect his ulterior motive, I ambushed him and attacked him using a stick. I hit him twice on his back and his leg,” he admitted.