Police arrest man for beating wife to death in Niger state


By Ismail 

Niger State Police Command has arrested a 20-year-old Lawal Danladi, for alledgeldly killing his wife in Rafi Local Government Area of the state.

The State Commissioner of Police, Adamu Usman, said this to newsmen in the state on Wednesday.

Usman said 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, Zulai Lawal, of the same address over a misunderstanding in which he 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,’’ Mr Usman said.

The commissioner added that investigation had commenced and the suspect would be charged to court as soon as it was completed.

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