A 22-year-old housewife has committed suicide because of herÂ husbandâs plan to marry another wife.
The deceased, Malama Hajara, fromÂ Miga Local Government Area of JigawaÂ reportedly took rat poison and died on Monday
Police spokesperson in the state, Abdu Jinjiri, said:Â âOn September 18, around 8 p.m., we received a report that one 22-year-old housewife identified as Hajara has committed suicide by taking rat poison around 6 p.m. simply because her husband is planning to marry another wife.
âShe was taken to General Hospital, Jahun, in Jahun Local Government Area where she died on the same day,â he said.
He added that the corpse of the deceased had been handed over to her family for burial.