Police In Niger State Arrests Man For Killing Wife

Richard Ginika Izuora

The Niger State Police Command has arrested a man identified as Lawal Danladi for killing his wife.

The incident occurred in Rafi Local Government Area of Niger State.

Mr Adamu Usman, Commissioner of Police told newsmen in Minna on Wednesday, that on March 26, based on credible information; Police operatives attached to Kagara division arrested Danladi, 20-year old, of Kadaura village in the local government area.

He said that the suspect was arrested for allegedly killing his wife, one Zulai Lawal of same address.

The man, who had a misunderstanding with his wife, allegedly beat the victim to a coma and she later died.

“During interrogation, the suspect confessed to have beaten the victim due to a mere argument and she fell unconscious. She was rushed to the general hospital at Wushishi where she was confirmed dead,’’ Usman said.

The Commissioner stated that investigation had commenced; adding that the suspect would be charged to court as soon as it was completed.

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