Domestic Violence: Man Arrested For Beating Wife To Death

The Niger State Police Command has arrested one Lawal Danladi for allegedly killing his wife in Rafi Local Government Area of the State.

Mr Adamu Usman, the Commissioner of Police, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) 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 the same address over a misunderstanding in which he beat the victim to 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 added that investigation had commenced and the suspect would be charged to court as soon as it was completed.

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