Woman commits suicide over husband’s plan to marry new wife

A 22-year-old housewife has committed suicide because of her husband’s plan to marry another wife.

The deceased, Malama Hajara, from Miga Local Government Area of Jigawa reportedly took rat poison and died on Monday

Police spokesperson in the state, Abdu Jinjiri, said: “On 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.

“She was taken to General Hospital, Jahun, in Jahun Local Government Area where she died on the same day,” he said.

He added that the corpse of the deceased had been handed over to her family for burial.


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