Fatima Iliyasu, a resident of Jauro Jatau community in Akko LGA just could not understand why her husband would take a second wife.

She took matters into her hands by bathing the second wife, Suwaiba Iliyasu with hot water.

The matter came up for hearing on Thursday 14th June at the Tumfure Magistrates’ Court sitting in Tumfure Akko local government in Gombe state.

The incident happened at their resident at Jauro Jatau.

The prosecutor of the case, Inspector Habibu Danjuma told the court that the grievous act was committed on 3rd June 2018 at around 1:45pm.

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Danjuma said the victim Suwaiba suffered breast and chest burns form the incident.

"She boiled water and angrily pour it on her husband's second wife for whatever reason best known to her.

“She did not reveal to the police the motive behind the attack.”

Fatima pleaded guilty and attributed it to the handy work of the devil. 

"It was the work of devils, I never mean to do it," she said.

The Magistrate Japhet Maida remanded her in prison and adjourned the case until 26th June 2018.