Lawali Danladi, a 20-year-old man, has allegedly killed his wife after an argument over pap in Rafi Lafi Local Government Area of Niger State.
Niger State police command spokesperson, Wasiu Abiodun, confirmed the incident on Wednesday in a statement.
Danladi who hails from Kadaura village in the state, was arrested after the victim, Zulai Lawal, died from the coma caused by her husband’s assault on her.
“On 26/03/2021 at about 0900hrs, based on credible information, Police Operatives attached to Kagara Division arrested one Lawali Danladi age 20yrs ‘m’ of Kadaura village via Yakila Gunna district of Rafi LGA,” the statement read.
“The suspect was arrested to have allegedly killed his wife, one Zulai ‘f’ of same address over a misunderstanding in which he beat the victim to coma and as a result, she died on the spot.”
“During interrogation, the suspect confessed to have beaten the victim due to a mere pap argument and fell unconscious, she was rushed to General Hospital Wushishi where she was confirmed dead, however, the investigation has commenced and the suspect will be charged to court as soon as investigation is completed.”